The Crafty Flower Tutorial Link Up!

Yesterday I posted my tutorial for the dandelion puff embroidery pattern. And now today you can see all the lovely projects that others did in the theme! I love the variety of materials and styles, it's so great to see how a group all differently interpret a simple theme like flowers. Head over to check out all the great blogs that participated! Dandelion Puff Embroidery Pattern - Hugs are Fun Paper Flowers - Life is Like a Triple Chocolate Cookie Super Cute Scandi Style Embroidery - Hoogally Felt Flower Brooch - Little Black Duck Buzzzzz ... Read More

Dandelion Puff Embroidery Pattern

Last year I participated in the Christmas link up that Laura at Bugs and Fishes organized. There were so many fantastic projects and so many different ones! Well she's organized another one, this one is all flower themed and I'm thrilled to take part again! I created a colorful dandelion puff embroidery and I'm sharing the pattern with you! Now this pattern isn't exact, I improvised a lot, but I'm giving you a basic framework to start with. I did the center lines and then worked the French knots in the center and then the outside. The black areas of the pattern ... Read More

Fabric Flower Cards

I participated in another toddler craft swap and brought these fabric flower cards. I got the idea from a project we did at storytime and decided it would be perfect to make as Mother's Day cards. I gave everyone enough to make two cards and it was a great way to use up some of my scraps! When we did the project at storytime it was on a full sheet of paper and there were two flowers. The cards were 5x7" and I decided two flowers would be too small for the 2-3 year olds. There would have been a lot of little pieces, so I just did one larger one. The outer circle ... Read More