Christmas tutorial advent – Poinsettia

You will need:

  • Red felt
  • Beads, sequins & buttons to decorate
  • Sewing needle & thread
  • Scissors
  • Pattern (above)
  1. Print off and cut out the pattern above.
  2. Using the petal pattern cut 7 petals of each size from your red felt.
  3. Sew along the bottom of your 7 large petals and tie them into a circle and do another ring of stitch’s along the bottom so they are really secure.
  4. Repeat this with your 7 smaller petals.
  5. To add some detail sew on beads and sequins around the middle of the smaller petal circle. You can also add glitter glue or other sparkly things.
  6. Put your petal circles ontop of each other (smallest on top) and stick a button in the middle. Stitch from the back of your petals through the button and back down, repeat several times till your petal circles are really secure and wont fall apart.
  7. If you like you can attach a brooch, or a ribbon loop to hand on your tree or a stick for a flower arrangement, what ever you like.

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