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DIY Style: Fabric Flower Charm

Make this gorgeous Japanese-inspired accessory from Kanzashi in Bloom

By Woman's Day Staff Posted August 31, 2009 from Woman's Day; October 6, 2009

DIY Style: Fabric Flower Charm

Photo: © Simon Lee

These vintage-inspired flowers can be made and used in so many ways—as jewelry, accessories, charms. And the new book Kanzashi in Bloom by Diane Gilleland (available at shows you how.


Buttons and beads


1. Three different petal shapes— round, pointed and pleated—all start with a square of fabric, which is folded, cut and pinned into shape.

2. Different colors and patterns of fabric petals can be incorporated into one flower to give it depth and dimension.

3. Beads, buttons and jewelry accessories can be added to make your unique flower complete.

Watch the video clip below for step-by-step instructions on how to make this flower.

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