DIY Felt Poppy Flower

Felt Flowers, Kids

I made this DIY Poppy originally as a hair tie for my daughter but it’s also a great flower for wreath making or shadow boxes.

I love the color combination of this felt poppy. The contrast between the red black and splash of yellow really draws your eye in.

It works really well for the felt material. I’ve tried making it with cardstock and it just doesn’t have the same effect.

If you’ve read any of my other tutorials, you’ll know I’m not a huge fan of getting out the needle and thread so when I don’t have to, I try my best to avoid it.

I designed this template so it is a no-sew felt poppy. It is possible to sew it together if that’s your cup of tea. I just prefer the glue gun.

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Materials for DIY Felt Poppy

FeltMy flowers are a little shy of 3 inches wide and the each petal is about 1.5 inches wide so you don’t need a big piece of felt to make this flower. I like this super affordable assorted 4″x4″ set of felt from Amazon.

Glue Gun I have this super affordable one also from Amazon and I love it. I’ve tried using fabric glue on felt and it doesn’t work that well so I wouldn’t recommend it.

Pattern for making felt poppies – This template along is free and available in printable and SVG form in my resource library.

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    Tutorial for Making Felt Poppies

    Step 1: Cut out the petals and center pieces using the poppy petal template

    Step 2: Glue the base tabs of the petal together

    Step 3: Glue 3 petals the hexagon base

    Be sure to only glue on every other side.

    Step 4: Layer on the last 3 petals.

    Be sure to offset the petals from the base 3 petals.

    Step 5: Roll the fringe pieces and glue in place

    I first start the role with the yellow piece in the center and then wrap the blue piece around the yellow center.

    Step 6: Glue the fringe center to the base petals

    For hair ties, I just glue the base of the flower directly on the hair tie. I then take a scrap piece of red felt and over it gluing it in place so there is no exposed glue.

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    5 thoughts on “DIY Felt Poppy Flower”

    1. Barbara Nelson says:

      Hi. This is gorgeous!

    2. Holly Fuller says:

      I love these Poppies. I tried to sign up to receive the template for them. I got an error.

      • Hi there! Sounds like the problem resolved itself? at least I see you on the list… great to have you!

    3. Hi there, it’s in the flower section of my free resource library (see link in menu bar)

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