Project of the day! Sewing tutorial; Flower hair-pin with french barrette for a Baby girl or Toddler using Plaid Enterprise’s Camellia stencil- Anino Ogunjobi

flower hair pin using plaidcrafts camellia stencil

In this project, the camellia stencil’s design has been used to make this flower hair-pin with french barrette. This is a step by step tutorial with pictures.

This floral hair-pin is suitable for a toddler. Alternatively you can attach it to a headband for a baby and toddler. This flower hair-pin can be used as an embellishment on a skirt, dress/gown, home décor and much more. Have fun making yours.

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Materials needed

  • Camellia flower stencil by Plaid® Enterprise
  • Sewing pins
  • Pen
  • Copier paper
  • Interfacing- heavy (Vilene 80/240)
  • Fabric;  flower (fabric 1), pink (fabric 2) 8 by 8 inches each
  • French barrette  blank : 4cm
  • Beads- Acrylic bicone x 7
  • Scissors
  • Thread to co-ordinate fabrics
  • Sewing machine with Zig-zag stitch
  • Hand sewing needle

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1: Trace the camellia’s stencil design on a copier paper. Trace each layer separately as shown below. Cut out each drawn flower.

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STEP 2: Place fabric 2(pink fabric) on a cutting mat. Place the interfacing on the pink fabric(Fabric 2) and then place the floral/flower fabric (fabric 1) on top. Place the cut-out copier paper camellia on the fabric and pin to the fabrics.

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STEP 3: Cut out the camellia pattern from the fabrics. Carefully remove the paper camellia(be careful so that your fabric don’t move and then alter the camellia design).

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STEP 4: Set your sewing machine to Zig-zag stitch and use a satin stitch texture, sew the edges of the layered fabric camellia, together.

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Repeat for other sizes of the Camellia

STEP 5: Layer each finished camellia together with the largest size at the bottom and the smallest size on top. Sew beads to the centre of the camellia with a hand-sewing  needle and thread.

flower hair pin using plaidcrafts camellia stencil

STEP 6: Sew barrette to the back of the flower.

flower hair pin with barette using plaidcrafts camellia stencil

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