So, what are we going to make?
These take about twenty minutes to make - that is both of them, and you can make them in all sorts of colours, and a lot of variations.
Ok, so let us have a recipe.
Brooch backs ( bought from a local sewing and craft shop, £1.99 for 12)
Bridal rose petal confetti- in this case, shades of blue, in different sizes, and with leaves as well, this is readily available at a hobby suppliers, though I got mine at a florist suppliers. There are a lot of different colour variations.
A glue gun is also useful, as it is very secure,
and there is another accessory I find indispensible.
I tend to cut the felt after I have done the glueing, as I feel I waste less that way, however, if you like to be very neat, you may like to cut squares of felt out first.
Then a little dob of hot glue, right by where the wire goes through, and press your petals into place.
Once this has set, which is very quick, I snip the whole flower off, with it's felt backing.
The next thing is to organise the brooch back. you have a choice here. I usually just hot glue the back onto a piece of felt, and then glue the two pieces together, this gives a firm, secure back to your brooch.
Alternatively, you can sew the back on. When I do this I make a 'tongue' of felt, to cover the back,
I have also used covered buttons as centres, and added little frills of tulle. These make a pretty addition to a home-made card, or a neat piece of frivolity to a small gift.