These no sew felt sunflowers are super easy to make and oh so cute!
Adding a magnet to the back transforms them into versatile decorative elements.
The addition of a second magnet means you can easily add flowers to lampshades, curtains or even clothing with no damage or commitment.
You will need:
Sequins– I used Olive Drab
16 clothes pins
Round magnet(s) with decent strength
Sunflower Template at end of post.
(Optional) Hot Glue
Cut three sunflower shapes per flower.
Flip one so it points in the opposite direction as the other two. Set one of the matching two aside
Add a small amount of felt glue to the base of each petal of remaining two flower shapes.
Pinch petals together and use a clothes pin to hold petals together.
Repeat with remaining petals on the remaining piece. This can get tricky so try pointing your pins in varying directions, over or under the others.
Unpin after an hour and use your fingers to fold open the petals. Don’t panic they will look a little messy.
Glue the sunflower face to the base (flat remaining piece.)
These petals should go opposite directions.
Place a thin layer of felt glue into the center of the remaining sunflower face spreading it thinly will help it to dry more quickly.
Glue sequins to center. Set aside to dry for at least 10-15 minutes
Glue sequined front to the rest of the flower. Allow to dry.
Glue magnet to back and allow to dry overnight.
You can also use hot glue for instant satisfaction.