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How To Make a Tilly Rose Corsage

This rose is really easy to make and doesn't require many materials. It is a perfect alternative to add to a fascinator, hat or use as a corsage!

  • Sewing
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

You Will Need:

  • A selection of fabric scraps approx. 12cm x12cm (100% cotton, poly-cotton, satin, denim or lace)
  • 1 button
  • A brooch pin
  • Circular piece of felt
  • Needle & thread
  • Download Sheet


  1. Cut out three or four rough circles to create your petals making sure they are not all the same size.
    Tip: Don’t try and be too exact as this will add a little loveliness to your design if they are all a little wobbly around the edges!

  2. Layer your petals on top of each other to create your flower design. (Have fun experimenting with a variety of colours, patterns and different fabrics…)

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  4. Sew a simple line of gathering stitches (using a running stitch) in the centre of your flower, ensuring you sew through all the layers of fabric. Gather up your stitches and take your thread to the back of your corsage to secure.

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  6. Next sew your brooch pin onto the piece of felt and sew this onto the back of your flower corsage.
    Tip: Keep the brooch pin open whilst sewing to make it easier!

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  8. Complete your corsage with a button sewn through the centre of your flower. Use a pin to fray the edges of each petal to add a little extra shabby chicness to your design!

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