Felt Circles Flower

Felt Circles Flower - {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

When I saw felt circles on the New Stuff tab at The Ribbon Retreat, my first thought was YAY! No more trying to cut out perfect circles! These things are such awesome time savers!

My second thought was these flowers.
Now that circles are already cut out, you can make these in no time!

- Supplies -

5 Felt Circles (Each pack comes with 10 circles)
Hot Glue
Clip
Ribbon to line clip
Embellishment for the center – Buttons

Start with one felt circle and fold it over.

Put hot glue on one side of the half circle and glue it onto another felt circle.

You will then take another felt circle (your third one), fold it in half, put hot glue on one side, and glue it down on the bottom felt circle next to the previous one (kind of in an L shape.)

Continue doing this with the rest of your circles.

When you get to the end (the fifth felt circle), you will put hot glue on one side of the half circle and put it under the first felt circle you put down.

It should look like this:


You should only see half of each felt half circle.

Next, add your embellishment.
I added a button.

Then prepare your clip by lining it with ribbon.


You could also use these really cute Bobby Pins that are new to The Ribbon Retreat!
It could give the felt flower a little more of a sophisticated touch!

Then glue your flower onto the clip…

… and you’re done!

Felt Circles Flower - {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

It’s SO easy and could be a fun project for ‘tweens and teenagers.

You know how I love the Fourth of July, right?
I couldn’t help myself and made this one too. :)

Felt Circles Flower - {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Have you used these felt circles for anything other than a base for a clip?
I’d love to hear your ideas. :)

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20 Comments

  1. Posted June 29, 2011 at 9:24 pm | Permalink

    What size felt circles did you use? These are so cute! thank you for sharing.

    • Shirley
      Posted June 30, 2011 at 12:28 am | Permalink

      Hi Jennifer! These felt circles are 3/4″ in diameter.

  2. Posted July 3, 2011 at 8:45 am | Permalink

    Thank you Shirley:)

  3. Posted July 6, 2011 at 3:57 am | Permalink

    So cute! I need to order me some felt circles!

  4. Erin Wojcicki
    Posted July 7, 2011 at 10:17 am | Permalink

    I LOVE these! I just purchased some felt circles to make these! I was wondering… with the patriotic flower, is the top blue piece a smaller size than the rest of the pieces or is it just looking that way? I really like how that looks! Also, do you think it would be possible to sew the button on or do you think there are too many layers?

    Thanks so much! I can’t get enough of this blog!

    • Shirley
      Posted July 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm | Permalink

      The top blue piece is the same size, but I stuffed it into the middle so it looks smaller. As for the button, I think you could probably sew it on. The glue is all around the edges, so as long as you’re not trying to go through glue, I think with a thimble, it should work. Let me know if it doesn’t. :)

  5. Erin Wojcicki
    Posted July 14, 2011 at 6:19 am | Permalink

    Wonderful!!! Thank you so much Shirley! :-)

  6. Dia
    Posted August 25, 2011 at 5:01 pm | Permalink

    What size is the clip?

  7. Janie Kusno
    Posted August 29, 2011 at 8:51 pm | Permalink

    i love it,cute and simple,easy to make,i’ll try to make,thanks for sharing with us,hope can get more free tutorial

  8. Jessica M
    Posted September 11, 2011 at 3:40 pm | Permalink

    It must be just me, but I’ve tried this over and over, but I just can’t get it. Can you post a video or something? Or more pictures? Thanks!

    • Shirley
      Posted September 11, 2011 at 10:37 pm | Permalink

      Yes! I will try to post more pictures this week. If that still doesn’t work, I’ll figure out a video. :) Thanks!

  9. krystal
    Posted September 18, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    i just made a black one with an orange button for halloween it came out so cute, thx so much for this awesome & easy tutorial :) i love TRR!!!

    • Shirley
      Posted September 18, 2011 at 11:57 pm | Permalink

      oooh that sounds so cute Krystal! I’m glad you love it! :)

  10. Paula
    Posted October 1, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Permalink

    Thank you soooo much shirley these are soooooooooo cute and i love them you are awsome. :)

  11. Rachel
    Posted November 24, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Permalink

    Made this flower today with black felt and it came out SO VERY CUTE! My 3 year old has black winter boots with pom-poms on them, so I thought this clip would be a good match for her cute little boots! Thanks for a great idea- looks like it cost a bunch, but only cost MAYBE 25 cents to make! LOVE it!

    • Shirley
      Posted November 24, 2011 at 7:52 pm | Permalink

      Rachel – sounds adorable!!! I can just see the cuteness! I’m so glad you love it! :)

  12. yolanda
    Posted January 6, 2013 at 7:50 pm | Permalink

    How was the red, white, and blue felt circle made? Looks different from the pink one.

    • The Ribbon Retreat
      Posted January 7, 2013 at 2:05 pm | Permalink

      Hi Yolanda! The only difference is the blue felt circle in the center. I added that piece and a rhinestone to the center. Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks! – Shirley :)

  13. batool
    Posted March 26, 2013 at 11:26 am | Permalink

    Completely awesome ! :D

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