How to Make a Felt Rose

This beautiful felt flower is so easy to make! With our free pattern and clever technique, you'll have a dozen red roses in no time.

This might be the easiest felt flower DIY ever! All you need is a felt circle and a few dabs of glue. Plus, we'll show you an easy technique for getting the perfect petals. Make an assortment of roses in different sizes and colors to add to a fabric craft or attach to a pretty fall home decor piece. 

Try making a beautiful felt flower pumpkin. 

What You'll Need

Step 1: Cut felt

Start by cutting the pattern's large circle shape out of felt, and then cut a curved wavy spiral. Start from the outside and cut toward the middle, curving the cut line but keeping the line relatively the same width the entire way through. 

Step 2: Roll the felt

Starting from the outside of the spiral, wrap the felt into a tight spiral. Add glue when necessary to keep the spiraled felt in place as you're wrapping. Continue until you're almost to the end of the spiral. 

Step 3: Secure the base

To finish the rose, wrap the very end of the spiral underneath the rolled flower. This creates a base and hides the end of the spiral, leaving a pretty leaf pattern all the way around the flower's edges -- plus, no glue will be visible! The base is also a good place to add hot glue when you're securing the felt roses to another project! 

Felt Flower Wreath

Once you've created a few roses, try making this gorgeous felt flower wreath. To make, simply glue the flowers and a couple sprigs of faux greenery to a gold macrame hoop. We like the look of three colorful flowers clustered together. 

Make a felt carnation. 

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