Recycled Brooch
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Recycled Brooch

Jazz up your wardrobe by recycling old blouses into New Flower Brooches!

Designed by Michaels Design Team

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: Yes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Stiffened Felt - Colors of Choice
  • Old blouse, recycled fabric or thrift store find - matching colors
  • Felt - Grey
  • Tulle - Black
  • Jewelry Flower - Pink
  • Jewelry Cameo
  • Low Heat Glue Gun and Glue
  • Fabric Pencil
  • Needle
  • Thread - Black
  • Scissors
  • Pen Back (1 or 2)
 

Project Instructions

Cut a 2"x4" piece from stiffened felt.

To make the black and white recycled flower, cut circles of recycled fabric and black tulle. Layer the fabric and tulle, six layers are shown. Stitch together. Stitch or hot glue onto bottom corner of stiffened felt. Hot glue the flower or cameo into the center of the recycled flower.

To create the grey felt spiral flowers, begin with a circle the size of the desired flower. The largest flower shown started with a 3" circle. Starting on the outside edge of felt circle, draw a spiral. Cut along the lines drawn and spiral to the center. Start with center, add small amount of hot glue, and spiral your felt back into a circle s shown. Attach with hot glue.

Attach flower / cameo to your stiffened felt with needle and thread or hot glue. Glue on pen back. Depending on size of broach, two pins may be best.

Tips

Use these great flowers on clothing, headbands or other embellished items.