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...Shoe Flowers!

I came accross this cute tutorial on Cluck Cluck Sew and thought they might be nice to jazz up a pair of flats of mine!


Fabric Scraps
A button
Needle and thread
An old pair of shoes
Printer Paper

SUCH an easy task!

Firstly, I chose a range of fabrics that I thought would look pretty together, as well as match my shoes

I then made up a template in word with different sized circles. This didn't actually work for me, but I used a couple of circles and just guessed sizes from there, then trimmed where I needed to.

Here are my circles.

The only reason I was so tight with cutting out circles on paper first was because I was making 2 matching flowers. If you're only making one, or a range of different fabric combinations, then there's no need for the tightness, just cut away!!!

Sew a cross in the middle through all of the layers to hold them together.

Then, sew a button on top!

Ta da!!!!

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  1. Fun! I have a pair of gold flats that are super comfy but getting a bit shabby. I'll have to try something like this. great post!

  2. These are super cute, what a great idea & it seems so simple too! These would be especially cute on a little girl with pink flats!! Thanks for the idea :) Visiting from Monday Funday!


    1. Hey Linda! You're right, they would be perfect on little girls flats-then you could remove and chop and change for different sizes as she grows out of them!

  3. I really like the color combination. :-)

  4. So cute! And you make making the flowers look so easy! I'm pinning this to my Shoe Redo board!

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

    1. Fantastic, so glad your enjoyed! And thanks for pinning :)

  5. This is awesome! I never would've thought to do this! And it's great for scraps! Double awesome! :)

    Thanks so much for linking up to Time For You Tuesday!

  6. How pretty! Love your project and the flower is gorgeous.Thanks so much for sharing the great tutorial! Would love to have you visit me sometime.
    Have a fabulous week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  7. I love this! I have several pairs of blah flats...this is the perfect solution! Silly question: How did you attach them to the shoes? I was thinking a small bobby pin would allow me to swap them out, but was curious what you did. So glad to have found your lovely blog!

    1. Thanks Sarah! I'm so glad you enjoyed :)

      Guess what... you got it in one! I used bobby pins to fasten them to my flats!! I'll need to change my post.

      I just looped one through the knot in the back of the flower and they stay on just fine.

      Thanks so much for popping by!

  8. Soooo PRETTY!!!

    Thanks so much for partying at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! Can't wait to see what you link up tomorrow evening!!

  9. Just wanted to let you know these sweet little show flowers were featured this week on Time For You Tuesday! :)

  10. CONGRATS!!!
    You have been featured at The DIY Dreamer!!! Come on over and grab your featured button, you deserve it!

  11. Very cute! :) Great tutorial!



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