how to make t-shirt pom pom flowers

Happy Monday everyone! Today I'm going to show you step-by-step how to make these pretty flowers out of... a t-shirt!

I had this blue shirt I had never worn...

I cut it into strips. I used a juice glass to trace circles onto it, then cut them out.

I had a piece of scrap felt that I used as the base. I folded each circl in half twice, then glued it on to the felt until the pieces formed a circle, like this...

Then I added another round of them...

The ninth circle I used for this one went in the middle...

Once it was all assembled, I added a little dab of hot glue when needed to make it look the way I wanted.

The end result...

For this one, I had cut some of the circles out of the shirt, right close to the edge. I thought it would look interesting to have the stitching show throughout the flower...

The other type I made is just slightly different. Instead of cutting out circles, I cut out these flower-looking shapes...

And then put it all together the same way...

It was just slightly different, but very pretty once it was finished...

I was able to make these 4 out of that shirt:

What's your favourite way to use fabric flowers??

{This was featured at Reduce, Reuse, and UPcycle.}

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  1. Way Cute!!! and so creative. I really didn't think it was a tee shirt till I saw the tutorial pics.

    Thanks for stopping by "too Blessed." Can't wait to see more of your lovely creations!

    ~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

  2. So cute!! I'll have to try making a few of these!!
    Thanks for sharing!!
    Lisa's Craft Blog

  3. i love how easy these are to make i cut lots of circles out of t-shirt material ready to do this you beat me to it lol, new follower here xxx

  4. The flowers are beautiful and seem like they're not too hard to make - I'm learning to make flowers this week, so far I've made felt and paper, and it's so much fun. I want to try your tutorial next! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Soiree~

  5. These are so cute! Love the color too! :) Congrats on getting featured!!! xo, Reannah

  6. Very cute!! I love making fabric flowers! Thanks for sharing at Shine on Friday. We hope you'll join us again soon!

  7. THese are so much fun! I would love to feature them over at Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!


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