Day Project: Linen Chrysanthemums

Well, not a whole day. Well, perhaps if you include the prep of the fabric.

I'd wanted to make this flower (flower G) from my repro pattern for a while. I thought a cluster of mums would be a great brooch for the two-tone dress I just made.

I painted some tan linen a deep maroon with the glue solution I used for the roses.

The pattern for the mums is fairly simple, just two of the circle pieces cut and folder over on themselves. They came together rather quickly and I do like the end result.

I even got to get out my glue gun when I added the leaves.

Once I put a pin clasp on the bottom of this puppy, she will be ready for wear.

9 comments:

  1. That is so pretty! Oh wow. You are the master of fabric flowers.

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  2. So beautiful!

    ps: my verification word is "probject". What a great description for so many things I have to but don't want to do!

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  3. Those look lovely, and what a great idea!

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  4. Gorgeous!!!! Will be heading over to your Etsy store to buy the pattern..Have a few outfits that need some embellishment..

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  5. That is stunning! You make the best flowers!!!

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  6. Thanks everyone. The mums were pretty easy, once you get past all the cutting :)

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