Flower Brooches

First I made a fabric covered button, from one of the sets I found at the thrift store. Then I made some backs. Added some crocheted flowers from this pattern (which is brilliant, and my favourite flower to crochet)…. and turned them into fun flower brooches. I am loving these and with changing up your yarn and buttons, they can be made to be springy, wintry, for your clothing… or to gussy up a string bag. These flowers are gorgeous, the pattern is flawless, they are fairly quick to whip up and brilliant every time. They would make perfect gifts, and are fantastic for embellishing lots of things. Have a go, you won’t regret it.

crochet, gifts, sewing, thrift store finds • Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 • 18 Comments »
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18 Responses to “Flower Brooches”

  1. Petit Filoux says:

    That is so pretty! The one on the bag goes particularly well with it

  2. Emnyj says:

    Such a perfect way of using up those precious scraps and one-off buttons that you just can’t bear to throw away!

  3. Helsbells says:

    Sooo cool, I love them. I might actually have a go at these.

  4. Jennifer says:

    Thanks, I really do love them, good for so many things.

  5. val says:

    These are just GORGEOUS! You have inspired me to have a go, I usually only do a very simple flower – but I am, I am, I AM going to have a go. Really! :0)

  6. Sue says:

    The brooches are lovely, think I may have to have a go myself.

  7. How brilliant! Thanks for sharing!
    Suzy

  8. Anna, Sydney says:

    Too clever. Very cute. Especially like the white one with the brown button. Something about it makes me feel very good.

  9. Rattling On says:

    I’m going to have a go at these with some of the left over cotton yarns I now hve!

  10. Charity says:

    These are very sweet – nicely done!

  11. Emily says:

    They’re beautiful. I’m going to have to try those too. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Oh so beautiful! Wow!

    Re your comment on health coverage. I shed a tear for you, a very very happy one 🙂

  13. Mousy Brown says:

    Brilliant! I love them all but especially the blue one – what a clever way to use that button kit you found 😀

  14. Thank you so much for featuring my pattern, I am very glad you like it so much. 🙂

  15. AG Ambroult says:

    cute! thanks for that pattern link. My girls so love a crochet flower!

  16. farmama says:

    What cute little flowers! I love em and I love the fabric covered buttons too!

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