Hi everyone! I am Sachiko from Tea Rose Home and I have an easy tutorial for a Denim Corsage for you today!
One of the things I love to do is re-purpose old clothes- those projects are fairly inexpensive because I usually use items that I already have or found cheap. People say my style is feminine because of this ruffle shirt and some other projects I have done, but I love all sorts of styles! Today I’m sharing a Jean Corsage tutorial from my blog archives. The best part about this project is you can use your old jeans or your kids worn out jeans to make this corsage so it doesn’t cost you much!
Surprisingly, this corsage goes with many outfits. It is not over the top, but it adds little more to the whole look. I love to dress up a bit whenever I have chance to go out with my husband. Even after 16 years of our marriage, I still want him to think I am pretty and make his heart skip a beat.
and if I remember correctly, it was around $38.00.
( knee, rear…you know how that goes).
The the frugal side of me kicked in and stopped me from throwing the jeans in the trash-
I will show you what I did instead.
1. Cut 5 squares:
2- 3 1/2″
1- 2 3/4″
1- 2 1/2″
2. Cut out flower shapes. It is easier to cut by using the corners as a guide. Remember, it doesn’t need to be perfect! That gives the corsage character.
3. Sew along the edges of the flowers to prevent fraying. (It will fray a little, but not as much, it also gives body to each of the petals.)
4. Stack them together, large flower to small. Make sure the petals don’t overlap each other.
5. Sew a large bead in the middle, then, sew 7-8 pearls around it. I sew at least a couple times for each bead to make sure they are secure. For the color of the beads, I originally wanted to do a cream color, but I ended up picking darker colors. I like that the beads don’t stand out too much.
6. Sew the pin to a 1 1/2″ felt circle. Using the slip stitch, sew that onto the back of the flower.
7. I didn’t want my flower to lay flat, so I squeezed it and made the shape. It is totally a personal preference.
8. Time to enjoy!
I love this corsage, it is fun to add to bags or make a hair accessories with it too.
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