DIY: Felt Rose Ring { Tutorial }


{DIY: Felt Rose Ring Tutorial}










I love to DIY and I love arts and crafts. I made a lot of things myself and for friends as gifts, especially accessories. This felt rose ring was a project that I did few years back and was my first time doing a ring using felt. It was originally based on a ring that a friend purchased elsewhere and I thought I could pay for less and make my own. So I experimented it myself at home. I am happy the way it turned out, quite versatile as I can make it as a brooch, earrings or a headpiece.



Here are the process:


{ You will need: -Felt or other fabric (I chose indigo blue) -Scissors -Ring band -Needle -Matching colour thread }


{ Cut out as much pedals as you wish. I used 11 pedals. You can cut more to make your rose to have more volume. My pedal size is within 1 inch x 1 inch. }


{ Take a pedal and put a string at the tip of the pedal (the side that is narrower) as show in the picture }


{ Pull the string tight so that you create a shape like this. Tie a knot to keep the shape. Repeat these steps for the rest of the pedals }


{ You should have something like this }


{ Take four of them and sew them together. Tips: One pedal should overlap the other (like a fan) }


{ You should have something like this after sewing the 4. }


{ Repeat another set of 4 and a set of 2. Keeping one pedal remaining. }


Now, stack the 3 sets together and sew. You should have 2 sets of four's and 1 set of two's. Make sure the set of two's is at the top. Tips: Distribute the pedals evenly}


{ Now mold the two pedals in the center and squeeze a bit inwards and secure with thread. }


{ Use the remaining pedal and roll the tip to something like this and secure with thread. This will be used as the center pedal. }


{ Fit the pedal into the center and sew in place. Tips: you might need to trim the center pedal a bit if it appears to be taller than the rest of the pedals. }


{ Cut out the same size circle as the ring blank from the felt. }


{ Sew the circle to the bottom of the rose. }


{ You should have something like this. Now glue the circle onto the ring band circle area. }


{ Ta la~ You're done! }


{ I love statement rings }

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7 Responses to DIY: Felt Rose Ring { Tutorial }

  1. That is really cute! Thanks for sharing, I will definately be making some!

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  2. Great to hear! Looking forward to seeing your version :)

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  3. i really like this ring,a really quick project to do

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  4. i really like this ring!!!!!

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  5. Hello,Lorita, I love this felt rose ring tut:)
    Can i reproduce and post on another site? please rest assured that i will link it back and label your name if you allow me? sincerely ask for your permission!

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    1. Hi Zhang Liang,
      Glad to hear you like the tutorial. Yes, feel free to link back, I'd love to check out the other site too. And thanks for asking. I really appreciate it. :)

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