Easy silk ribbon flowers by crafty chica.

Earlier this year, May Arts sent me a huge box of silk ribbon to use on the Crafty Chica cruise. This is the project we made! Easy silk ribbon flowers! These flowers have a flat back so you can sew or glue them on to whatever you want – hairbands, gift boxes, pictures frames. You can even make super tiny ones for earrings or rings. And, wouldn’t they look so pretty for a wedding – there are lots of ways to use them!

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The ribbon is so light and gorgeous. Very classy and silky. It makes the sexiest ruffles you’ve ever seen! I decided to go with the thicker ribbon to make these flowers.

You’re going to need silk ribbon, felt, Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel N Stick Sheets, and scissors. That’s it!

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Cut a square of felt about 2″x2″ – then cut a circle from the Fabric Fusion sheets, peel off one side of the backing and place it in the center. Then peel away the top layer of backing. Cut a piece of ribbon about 12″ long and starting on the outside of the circle, press it into the adhesive, making a little ruffle every so often. This will give your flower body and fluff!

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It’s going to look something like this. Trim the edges of the felt, and see how the center of the flower looks a little weak? We’re going to fix that right now.

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Roll up a tighter, smaller flower and add a dab of glue or adhesive sheet to the bottom and secure it in the center of the flower.

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See? Much better!

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You can mix and match the colors as much as you want, and make the flowers as large and small as you want!

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Special thanks to May Arts for the beautiful silk ribbon!

 

Love & light,