T-Shirt Flower Barrette
Add to Favorites Print

T-Shirt Flower Barrette

Use an old t-shirt to make a cute flower barrette. Add it to your favorite hair style or clip it to a bag, there are lots of places you can decorate with these great barrettes.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
Get exclusive offers about this product and more!

Material List

  • Recycled T-shirt
  • Sizzix® Machine
  • Sizzix® Die – Circles #2
  • Bead Landing™ Barrettes
  • Creatology™ Felt – Cobblestone Copper Canyon
  • Creatology™ Feathers
  • Bead Landing™ Crafting Wood Beads
  • Bead Landing™ Leather Cording
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Aleene’s® Fast Grab™ Tacky Glue

Project Instructions

Cut the following circles out of the T-shirt from the Sizzix® circle die: eight large, four next largest and three the second to smallest.

Cut a 1" circle out of felt. This will be the base to glue on the T-shirt flower.

Fold four of the largest size circles from the Sizzix® circle die into fourths. Use a drop of Aleene’s® Fast Grab™ Tacky Glue to hold the fold in half and in fourths. Glue four of these to the felt circle in a 12-3-6-9 clock manner.

Repeat last step with the remaining large circles and glue another layer to the top of the T-shirt folded circles, covering the gaps.

Repeat step again with the four of the next size circles and layer.

Fold the three smaller circles into fourths and the form a cone. Make two of these and glue tip to the very center of the flower. Use image as your guide.

Use your fingers to separate the folds and make the flower look full. Set flower aside.

Cut feather shapes out of felt and snip the ends to make it look similar to a feather.

Hot glue barrette to felt shapes.

Hot glue pieces of leather cording with beads tied on to the felt.

Hot glue T-shirt flower to felt shapes.

Add a couple of feathers for decoration.