Fabric Flowers with Shari Carroll

Happy Sunday everyone! It’s Shari here with a technique to create fabric flowers using Spellbinders dies designed by Tammy Tutterow.

These flowers are a fresh departure from flat paper, the frayed edges and crumpled fabric add texture with a hint of whimsy! I used white fabric that had a small white pattern. When I started out, I wasn’t sure if the design would soak up the Abandoned Coral color or resist it. To my delight, it resisted giving me a white pattern!

Shari Carroll Fabric Flowers

I did sew just a little to add folds to the flowers. I promise, it’s really easy to do. You could use glue or glue gun for this as well. The stamped Cheesecloth background sets the stage for the flowers adding a garden feel.

Shari Carroll Fabric Flowers detail

I finished off the card by adding an enamel dot to the centers of the flowers and a simple greeting. Clean and simple with texture!

I have filmed a video to show you the process, you can watch it below or on our YouTube channel.

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I hope I’ve given you some inspiration to use your dies with fabric to create dimension and texture. Enjoy!!

  1. Wow Shari, your fabric flowers are stunning! Your video is wonderful! Thanks for the inspiration and for the opportunity to win!

  2. This is a great card – especially to give to a special person for their whatever day. The background really makes it sing.

  3. Shari, your card is amazing and beautiful. Thank you so very much for the video! Can’t believe you were able to show so many wonderful techniques and the “how-to” for this card in under 8 mins. WOW.

  4. Not only are these flowers gorgeous, when you compare buying flowers like this to creating your own they are soooooo cost effective that they pretty much end up costing nothing apart from the initial cost of dies and fabric! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  5. DELIGHTFUL card, LOVE the flowers and background!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your tutorial & inspiration with us Shari :)

  6. This turned out so nicely. I like the textured print on the left side only. The cloth posies with splotches is color, pinched and sewn together look perfect with the sprinkle dot on top.

  7. WOW, these flowers are so pretty and they don’t look bulky. Its a win, win in my books. Just beautiful Shari!

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