More Rosettes

Okay, I admit it! Sometimes it takes me a long time to try something, but once I do I tend to fall in love and become addicted. I could make these pretty rosettes all day long. Different colors, fabrics, sizes. I love them all. Check out the original ones I made here.

I added pins instead of clips to the back of these. I thought I would be able to use them in more ways with the pins.

I have quite a supply of fat quarter pieces. Even though I don’t sew much, I love to collect pretty material.

I used this pretty rose ribbon to embellish a tee and had a bit left over.

So I ran a basting stitch along one side then gathered the stitch to form a flower. This is the back side. I added a circle piece of felt with hot glue to the back before gluing the pin on.

I love the fluffy, frayed look. And since it’s white I can put it on almost anything.

Here’s some places I’m going to be pinning my rosettes. Adding a little color to my bags to match what I’m wearing.

Sprucing up my old sweaters for a new look.

Or adding a little feminine touch to a pillow. Of course, they can also be added to headbands or scarfs or anything else you can think of. Are you hooked on rosettes yet?

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:
Get Your Craft On at Today’s Creative Blog
Tip Me Tuesday at Tip Junkie
Tips and Tutorials Tuesday at The Stories of A2Z

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  • Jessa {aHolidayHaven} April 5, 2011, 6:07 pm

    Aren’t these fun! I love handmade roses. Your examples are so very pretty!

  • Suzanne April 5, 2011, 7:16 pm

    My daughter is so hooked on rosettes. She would love to put them on everything — she definitely needs to learn how to make them!

  • Becky April 5, 2011, 7:50 pm

    I’m going to Hobby Lobby to find some fabric tomorrow. I’ve been itching to try my hand at making some rosettes. Yours are so pretty!

  • Lisa April 5, 2011, 9:20 pm

    These are beautiful…so pretty for spring! I really like your fabric choices. I can’t sew AT ALL so it’s fun to look at stuff and dream haha. 😉

  • Megan @declutterdaily April 6, 2011, 6:32 pm

    I LOVE this. I really, really love this. I have a lot of fabric lying around too. I have been thinking about making these for a while and always just forget. Now I have a tutorial. Yea!

  • Marci April 10, 2011, 8:18 pm

    Leanne, they are so great. I love them on your pillow. I really love the white puffy one. I need that on a baby headband. Don’t be surprised if I copy this. So cute.

  • Kim @ Cheap Chic Home April 12, 2011, 5:48 am

    I’m so glad you decided to link up your rosettes today. I’ve been seeing them all over blogland, but now actually want to make some–I’ll be using your instructions, Leanne.

  • Sheryl April 13, 2011, 4:34 am

    love the ruffle flower

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