Ruffles Flower Corsage HeadBand
3 Layers Ruffles Flower / Corsage Brooch
1. 3/4″ Pink jersey strips, 1.5′ length
2. 3/4″ Blue jersey strips, 2′ length
3. 2″ Lace, 1′ length
4. 1.5″ Wooden button
5. Brooch pin
6. 1″ dia. of round felt
Elastic Lace Headband
1. 1″ lace, 2′ length
2. Elastic thread
3. Tapestry needle
Prepare the above materials for ruffles flower. You may replace the jersey strips to ribbons.
Set your sewing machine to the biggest stitch spacing, sew a straight line of 1/4″ from the edge along the strip.
If you don’t have a sewing machine, you can tack stitch with 1/8″ spacing.
Pull either the top or the bottom thread slowly to create gathers until you get the pink strip to 4″ length and blue to 7″. Tie the thread so that it is fixed to the length you want. Spread the gathers evenly.
Pull the thread of the lace until it gathers all the way to its maximum. Tie the thread.
Sew both ends for each strip together respectively to make 3 circles of ruffles as shown.
Place the blue ruffles on top of the ruffles lace. Pin to secure.
Hand sew the blue ruffles to the lace.
Place the pink ruffles on top of them, pin to secure and sew it on.
Sew the wooden button at the center.
Sew the brooch to the round felt. Sew the felt with brooch pin onto the reverse of the corsage.
This is how the 3 layers ruffles flower brooch or corsage looks.
Prepare the above materials for the elastic lace headband.
Sew both ends together.
Weave a few rows of elastic thread along the spaces within the lace. Gather the headband to about 1′ length in circular.
Tie the elastic thread ends and hide in the lace.