Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Experimenting with Brooches

 I've had a couple of cross-stitch pieces sitting around that I haven't been able to decide what to do with.  I first thought that I could applique them to something, but my second thought was that I'd love to be able to use them for more than one piece.  I want to be able to move them around as an accessory. So, I decided to experiment and create a couple of brooches.

Cross-Stitch Brooches
Cross-Stitch Sample
Craft Spray Adhesive (or adhesive of choice)
Bar Pins
 Glue bar pin to the back of cross stitch piece
Cut slit in felt for bar pin. Glue felt to back of cross-stitch
 Trim excess cross-stitch material
  Model it on your cute vintage cardigan
 Two brooches, ready to accessorize.
Jellybean actually giggled when she saw these and then tried to figure out how to pin both of them on.

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  1. Yes, beautiful brooches, a great idea. Greetings.

  2. They turned out to be very cute pins. Thanks for sharing.

  3. What a wonderful idea! They are beautiful. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!! I hope you have a wonderful week!