These have become some of my favorite things to create. From the DIY Valentines Day cards to these decorations. I am just having fun with it. I hope these ideas will give you some inspiration. Make sure to leave a comment and let me know if you tried any of them. And if DIY isn’t for you can you always purchase your own.
Ribbon (I used 1″ & 7/8″ ribbon)
Cut the ribbon into 24+ 36″ strips (I used satin, organza and grosgrain)
Flatback pearls or other decorations
Here are my 36″ strips cut I made extra just in case
Take your needle and sew a running stitch like shown above all the way to the end of the ribbon.
I pulled the ribbon to start the flower as I kept sewing along the running stitch
Note: (if the ribbon turns the wrong way as you’re pulling it simply turn it the right way and keep forming the circle.)
I took my needle through the ribbon several times along the inner circle to make sure it was extra tight and secure.
Now you want to follow the first 3 steps until all the flowers are formed.
I used several different colors
Take a 36″ strip of ribbon tie in a knot at the top for hanging
Now you want to begin placing the flowers. I started at the knot. I used hot glue to hold them together (you can sew them instead). Continue until you form a circle. Once you have all of the flowers placed like you want them. I completed mine with some flatback pearls and then I used some fabric stiffen that I purchased at Michael’s. You can purchase it from any hobby store. And….