Saturday, 28 March 2009

I made this! - Rosettes

Learned how to make rosettes in my Soft Furnishings class last week.

Amazed at how easy it is - all you do is -
  • cut (or rip - I prefer the raw frayed edges) a strip of fabric - no specific size or length.
  • Using double thread, stitch a loose running stitch along one edge (about 5mm from the edge works well).
  • When you reach the end gently pull and gather the fabric the together - you will see how the rosette starts to take shape.
  • When you are happy with the shape sew the ends together - I prefer to knot in the centre then stitch the two ends together to hide the gap.
  • You can either add a button - or a smaller rosette, or a ribbon rosette, or a pom-pom - whatever you fancy.
  • Maybe sew onto a scrunchy or a brooch or a bag or a jumper!! So many options - so little time!!


  1. Am loving these little sis - i may even attempt to do this myself you know.... x