I am working on some decorative pillows with a friend of mine. She is using this flower design on some pillows that I will be sewing for her. More on that in another post, but I saw this flower and thought it would look good in my hair so I whipped something up. I love the look of fascinators; you know those cool headpieces with flowers or feathers? The problem for me is that I rarely go anywhere fancy enough to warrant wearing such an elaborate headpiece. I was thinking that if I made a headpiece out of felt it might be more wearable for everyday. I was inspired by this fascinator, but I wanted to something a little bit simpler. Here is a picture of me modeling the fascinator I made.
I constructed this fascinator out of felt and sewed it to itself after I layered the flowers.
I attached the flower to a headband I had around the house. I used hot glue on the high temperature to secure it to the headband.
I put my completed fascinator in my tiny brass tree collection because i thought it would photograph well there and it was hard to photograph it well on my head.
In case you didn’t read my first blog post about this project . . . this post is part of a 31 day challenge I am doing to bring more creativity, stories and solutions to my life. I have been using my creativity almost exclusively for work in the recent past and for the month of January I will creating things for my personal life, talking about them and taking pictures.I would love input from readers as to which project you enjoy the most and if I get enough comments on one particular project I’ll turn it into a tutorial after the 31 day challenge of crafting, stories and solutions is over. So please let me know what you like!