Zara inspired Hair Flower Tutorial

September 2, 2011 at 23:34 | Posted in Crafts - DIY, Tutorials | 8 Comments
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A couple of weeks ago I went to Zara with my friend Julieta to help her shopping for some basics. Sorting through one bin of clearance stuff I found a nice fabric hair clip made of silk with raw edges. I though it was pretty cool and easy to make, and I didn’t want to pay $12 ($12!) for it. So here it is!

You will need:

  • One 6″ x 12″ piece of silk (I use crepe Georgette Silk, but any kind of silk will do).
  • One 4″ x 5″ piece of felt of the same color.
  • Pattern
  • Sewing machine or needles if hand sewing, scissors, thread

Download the free pattern and cut it out of the felt piece. Cut 12 1″ x 5″ strips out of silk.

Center and pin the strips into the piece of felt, overlapping them about 1/4 of an inch.

Once you pin all the strips, sew them straight down the middle across all the strips.

Now turn it 90 degrees and sew down the middle of each strip.

Now that you are done with the sewing, gather the whole thing with your fingers in the middle and secure it with a couple of stitches. You can hand sew this with double threaded needle or run it trough the sewing machine a couple of times.

Attach a hair rubber band to it and you are… finito!

Wear it!

Now kiss your baby and thank her/him for taking a nap so you were able to make it! ๐Ÿ™‚

A big GRACIAS to Julieta once again for taking these gorgeous photos!

I would love to see if you make one.ย Please share it at theย Mother Crafter Project Pool!

I craft all night and party everyday at these Craft Parties.


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  1. Hey Vanina! Thanks so much for visiting my blog & leaving your blog address! I just love your baby projects! I wanted to give you a butterfly award, you can pick it up here:


    • Aww, thank you Angela! That is so sweet. I really enjoy your blog too ๐Ÿ˜‰ I hope we keep connected!

  2. Thanks so much for this little tutorial, didn’t know about making flowers this way! And hope to see you again on Craft Schooling Sunday! I’ll have a little talk with the baby so that you’ll be able to make it!

    • haha Sara, thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. it’s the best when we can find something in the store and then go home and make it! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

    • Isn’t it? Thanks for hosting every week Michelle ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Stopping by from the blog hop and now a new follower of your blog thru RSS Reader and Facebook. I would really love a follow back on both when you get the chance. Thanks so much for your help and have a great day! That is a very lovely hair piece that you made to make a ponytail.


    • Hi Mary! Thanks for following me. I will do the same ๐Ÿ˜‰

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