Make your DIY denim flowers into pins
The easiest way to add your DIY denim flowers to any project is to first make it into a pin. This way you can remove the flowers for washing or wear it on another garment.
Flip your flower to the wrong side. Squeeze out a little E-6000 glue onto a pin back. Stick the pin back into the center of the flower’s back and let it dry.
If you know you’re going to want to wash your flower, seal the raw edges of the fabric with Fray Check or Fray Block. This is optional because of course, the edges will fray in the wash, and you might like that!
After it’s dry, here’s some ideas of where you can add your fabric flowers:
Things to do with your DIY denim flowers
Have I got your brain dreaming up possibilities for these fabric flowers yet? I hope so! I know my youngest son was desperately thinking that I should cover an ENTIRE jacket like I did with this pompom sweater. I’ll throw it out there that that would be ambitious, LOL, but definitely whatever you do with your DIY denim flowers, they’re going to become a great focal point!
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Elizabeth Farr is the writer behind the Elizabeth Made This blog where she shares helpful sewing tips, step by step sewing tutorials and videos to help you explore your creativity through sewing. She has written sewing Eguides and patterns, been a featured teacher at Rebecca Page’s Sewing Summit and Jennifer Maker’s Holiday Maker Fest and her work has appeared in Seamwork and Altered Couture magazines. She also created a line of refashioned garments for SEWN Denver. When her sewing machine isn’t humming, she’s playing and teaching violin, and hanging around a good strategic board game with her husband and 4 kids.