Monday, February 7, 2011

Keeping Flowery Secrets

I have been making flowers and keeping them secret! Yes I have but everyone knows I can't keep a secret for long! My sister-in-law with the flair for fashion has opened my world to fabric flowers, for headbands, necklaces, broaches, and much more. Here's what I have so far.

I was so inspired by her work that I had to try my own hand at it. I loved it! I'm not usually so crafty but they are really hard to mess up, I have found. I have made four headbands. I didn't have the kind I wanted so I picked up the no-slip kind, that slip, and used those. I've added a couple to some small clips, and they can also be sewn or glued to pin backs to make it easy to wear them on your bag or coat!

This one I used my mom's sewing machine to make. I sewed black lace over champagne satin and then folded it to make two layers, which you can almost see in the picture. After I gathered the satin and lace layers I made a satin only cluster and used that for the center.

The hat you see all of these displayed on is my mother's wedding hat. I have pictures of her wearing it at their reception & dance.

Here's the one I wore tonight, I just slipped it on a bobbie pin and stuck it in my hair! Then I took my hair to the movies with my mom!

I didn't do anything so amazing as what my little SIL does but I can feel the potential growing inside me! I'm taking you along for the ride. Just you wait!


  1. Oooh you will have to show pics of your flower making! I bet its fabulous! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog!