DIY Felt Flower Cellular – A Lovely Mess

As I’ve been prepping the nursery for our son’s arrival this early summer time, one venture I had on my checklist was to make a DIY felt flower cellular. I needed one thing whimsical that may go along with among the colours of his wallpaper. Plus, tasks made with felt are simply enjoyable to work on. They all the time really feel so low stress to me (most likely as a result of they’re pretty cheap), so I really feel OK to make a couple of errors. Ha.

Right here you may see the cellular alongside the wallpaper. I haven’t fairly bought round to hanging it above the crib, as I’m nonetheless ensuring I’m proud of the position of the furnishings, however I’ll share extra images as soon as I’ve the entire room put collectively (quickly!).

Anyway, I beloved how this DIY felt flower cellular turned out. I believe this may very well be a cute venture for all kinds of areas, not only a nursery. I had seen a photograph of one thing comparable on Pinterest right here, and I attempted discovering the unique supply (hoping for a tutorial), however I didn’t have any luck discovering it. If anybody is aware of the unique supply, please let me know within the feedback under! However since I couldn’t discover it, I simply made up my very own tutorial which I’ll share.

Provides:
embroidery hoop or small wire wreath body
inexperienced felt (and no matter colours you need the flowers to be)
embroidery floss
embroidery needle
-fabric scissors (right here’s a hyperlink to my gold pair)
bias tape
-glue

I used a couple of completely different shades of yellow, orange, pink, and cream for the florals on my cellular. I used to be just a little apprehensive it’d end up trying like sweet corn, in order that’s why I used quite a lot of shades and steered away from main colours. However, altering up these felt colours can provide this DIY felt flower cellular soooooo many alternative seems to be for various areas.

Step One: For the flowers, I reduce the felt sheets into strips.

Step Two: Then, I used embroidery thread to stitch them collectively into loops. You’ll want to go away loads of further thread for hanging these completely different lengths on the cellular.

Step Three: Minimize out leaves from the inexperienced felt, pinch the ends, and stitch two collectively. You need to use these to tie across the hoop or have hanging contained in the cellular.

Step 4: Cowl the ring with the bias tape. Add embroidery thread to the middle, in a criss-cross sample. Then, dangle the flowers and any hanging leaves on the cellular. I discovered it was simpler to work on this with the cellular hanging, that approach I may see how a lot the items hung down and coated one another. I simply added one nail to a doorway so I may dangle this at a cushty peak to work on (a command strip hook would additionally work).

Here’s a view from the highest of the cellular so you will get a greater thought of the method. After you have all of the items hung as you want, trim off any extra embroidery thread. That’s it! It’s actually quite simple, and on the within it’s fairly messy. There are tons of different tutorials on the market for making extra intricate felt flowers, so thanks for letting me share my little venture with you all. 🙂 -Emma

DIY Felt Flower Cellular

  • embroidery hoop or small wire wreath body
  • inexperienced felt (and no matter colours you need the flowers to be)
  • embroidery floss
  • embroidery needle
  • material scissors
  • bias tape
  • glue

  1. For the flowers, I reduce the felt sheets into strips. 

  2. Then, I used embroidery thread to stitch them collectively into loops. You’ll want to go away loads of further thread for hanging these completely different lengths on the cellular.

  3. Minimize out leaves from the inexperienced felt, pinch the ends, and stitch two collectively. You need to use these to tie across the hoop or have hanging contained in the cellular.

  4. Cowl the ring with the bias tape. Add embroidery thread to the middle, in a criss-cross sample. Then dangle the flowers and any hanging leaves on the cellular. I discovered it was simpler to work on this with the cellular hanging, that approach I may see how a lot the items hung down and coated one another. I simply added one nail to a doorway so I may dangle this at a cushty peak to work on (a command strip hook would additionally work).

After you have all of the items as you want, trim off any extra embroidery thread.

Credit // Writer and Images: Emma Chapman. Images edited with A Colour Story Desktop.

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