{DIY Tutorial} Felted Flower Headband

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My little sister is pregnant with a baby girl! Well, not my real little sister because I’m really an only child. I’m talking about my sorority little sister. Yes, I’m one of THOSE girls. But I totally wasn’t a stereotypical sorority girl and my sorority wasn’t a stereotypical sorority, whatever that means. Anyway, I get to finally get my girly fix in. I’ve been digging felted flowers lately and thought I would craft up something pretty for her little one.


Felt (3 different colors plus green for the leaves)

Glue Gun


Alligator Clip


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Step 1: Cut felt into a 1.5 x 11 inch strip. The longer your strip, the bigger your flower will be. I broke out my rotary cutter but scissors will work just fine.

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Step 2: Cut slits into the felt strip.

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Step 3: Tightly roll up the felt strip, hot gluing along the bottom.

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Step 4: Fan out your “petals” and you have a flower. Repeat steps 1-3 to make 2 additional flowers.

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Step 5: Cut a circle out of felt, about the same size as the 3 flowers bunched up together. Add a big dab of glue to the bottom of the flowers and stick them to the circle.

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Step 6: Cut out 3 leaves. Add a tiny dab of hot glue to the bottom of the leaf and pinch.

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Step 7: Hot glue the leaves to the 3 flowers.

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Step 8: Hot glue one side of the alligator clip to the circle base. Cut a strip of felt, the length of the circle base, and hot glue it in between the alligator clamps to secure the clip to the base.

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Step 9: Attach the clip of flowers to a soft headband (or a jacket, purse, hat, etc.). Make your own baby headbands using the tutorial from Craftiness is not Optional.

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Step 10: Now you have a pretty little headband to slip on your little one or to give as a gift.

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Hi, I'm Vanessa!

Welcome to See Vanessa Craft! I’m Vanessa, an MSSW and mom of two in Arizona, and I’m happy you’re here to get inspired with me. It’s my mission in life to spread creativity through crafts, recipes, travel and more in order to live a life well lived.