It’s Day 29 of National Craft Month! Today’s craft idea is a DIY Flower Fascinator by Angel from Fleece Fun! It’s the perfect way to accessorize for spring. Don’t forget to join us on Periscope for a live-streamed craft every day this month. Plus, scroll down for info on how to win our epic craft giveaways!
Hello! Angel from Fleece Fun here to share with you this sweet fun craft. On my blog I love to share sewing patterns and tutorials, video tutorials, free printables, devilishly good recipes and the occasional craft.
I love making cute little things for my girls’ hair. And this fascinator has to me one of our favorites. It’s fun feminine and lightweight so it doesn’t drive little ones crazy. This flower fascinator is easy to make and a great addition to an Easter outfit or Flower Girl ensemble. Change up the colors, feathers and tulle to suit your personality or needs.
For this project you will need:
The Free Satin Flower Hairclip pattern (available here – or just cut circles of descending sizes)
Felt (scrap will do)
Tulle ( I used a little bit off a roll, but 1/4 off a bolt will work)
Satin (scraps or 1/8 yard)
Buttons or jewels for flower centers
Millinery lace – also known as Russian Lace ( 1/8 to 1/4 yard)
Clip or barrette for backing
Glue gun and glue sticks
Step 1 – Make the Flowers
We’ll be using a pattern from another tutorial of mine – the no sew satin hair clip. Using the flower pattern sizes 1- 3 I made three small flowers. I cut out 9 circles total and made three flowers. You can get the pattern and see the video tutorial on this page. Once you’ve made the three small flowers set those aside and we’ll begin to build the facsinator. You can watch the video for it here from AllFreeSewing’s YouTube channel to see how that’s done. By the way have you subscribed? AFS has a wide range of video tutorials from bloggers such as myself!
Step 2 – Make the Base
Taking pattern circle 3 trace onto felt and cut out. This will serve as the base onto which we will glue everything.
Step 3 – Add Tulle Circle
Cut out three tulle circle roughly six inches in diameter ( it doesn’t need to be a perfect circle). Then take one tulle circle and fold in half, then fold in half again. It should look like a quarter of a circle. Then take your glue gun and squirt a large bead of glue onto the paper plate (do not use Styrofoam for this). Dip the pointed end of the tulle circle into the hot glue bead and then place onto the felt base. Repeat 2 more times with the remaining tulle circles. You can see the placement I used in the picture.
Step 4 – Add Feathers and Millinery Lace
Place the feathers where you would like them. Then scrunch the lace and place where you would like it – but don’t glue it yet (its impossible to glue without using the method in the next step.
Step 5 – Add the Satin Flowers
Placing a bead of glue on the back of the satin flowers, place them on top of the base and the millenary lace, gluing the flower and the lace down. Glue down all the flowers in a desired arrangement.
Step 6 – Add the Backing
If necessary trim down the back (or felt base) so it won’t show through the tulle. Cut out a small circle of felt (I used pre-packaged small circles) and place it in between the prongs of the clip. glue the circle and the clip to the back side of the fascinator. You’re finished!
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