Silk Flower Corsage Pin Tutorial

Here's the tutorial for how to make a pretty silk flower corsage pin in just 5 minutes!

Use silk flower corsage pins for teacher appreciation, mothers day, or even for showers, birthdays, or as hostess gifts.  

Purchase floral bushes when they are on sale. You can use them in an array of crafting projects.

In addition to silk flowers, here are the supplies you'll need to make the corsage pin. Buttons, safety pins {or a jewelry pin back}, thin gauged wire or just sturdy thread... supplies you likely have on hand already.

Take the center out of the flower and pull the petal layers apart. 
Mix and match various flowers for texture, like I did for this corsage:

Replace the flower's plastic center with a pretty button. The button style will set the tone of your corsage: elegant, trendy, whimsical... 

Buttons with shanks provide a perfect way to secure a fastener on the back side of the flower. 

Just cut a length of wire or thread.

And simply use the wire or thread to secure a safety pin {or jewelry pin back} to the shank!

When using flat buttons, simply run sturdy thread through the button and flower layers... secure the safety pin.


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I love embellishing my aprons with silk flower corsage pins, too.

Use silk flowers as bows on your gift packages. They are a reusable and beautiful alternative.

What do you think? This is a very fast, fun way to fancy up an occasion, yes?

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Deana@CountryMommaCooks said...

That is a great mothers day project.......I'd like to invite you to link this up @CountryMommaCooks link and greet party going on this weekend:)

Danni@SiloHillFarm said...

Awesome! Thank you! I was waiting for this and I thought it would be more complicated!!

Bliss said...

I always love when I come across something I say HEY I can make that. As soon as something is long and complicated I give up.


Jill said...

Another fabulous idea Christina!! I never thought to use buttons to put those silk flowers together! Genius!!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

ileana-carmen said...

Very beautiful.

Anonymous said...

How fun. I never thought about mixing and matching the sections. These came out great!

cathy@my1929charmer said...

Very pretty, and loving the white and yellow with orange button inside. So very cute. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration over at Sunday's Best!

Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

Thanks for the full tutorial! These really are lovely. Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

Erin~Just*Grand said...

I love these! They are so fun and look pretty darn easy! Thanks for sharing.

Lauren said...

So simple yet so nice. These are perfect for Mother's Day, too!

susan (Fruitfulwords) said...

These may be simple to make but I'd be thrilled to receive one of these. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Wow, I love these! Thank you for the tutorial, I am going to make some for my granddaughters. I am a follower.

Mandy said...

Christina - thank you for sharing at Project Queen!!! Your projects are amazing... LOVE the aprons.
Happy Mother's Day!

Unknown said...

You're always so creative! Featuring you tomorrow! XO, Aimee

Zummi@dmci homes for rent said...

Whoa' this is very creative and I like the way you presented it. You had an amazing idea. I will try this at home. Thank you.

silk centerpieces said...

Genuinely i like the silk flower corsage pin tutorial but was not aware how to make it. After reading your post my all doubts are clear to make it. Thanks for sharing amazing tutorial on web.