How to Crochet a Flower: Part 2, Embellishing

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Here are three finished flowers, embellished with buttons, fringe, and a combination of sequins and beads.
Before you get started, play with your supplies to get inspired!
 
An easy way to finish your flower is by sewing a button to the center.
Here are three finished flowers, embellished with buttons, fringe, and a combination of sequins and beads.

Here are three finished flowers, embellished with buttons, fringe, and a combination of sequins and beads.

Photo: Linda Permann

To set your crochet flowers apart, adorn them with all sorts of embellishments. The most important part of the creative process is to play, so first, get out all of your buttons, baubles, and doodads and see what looks good in the center of the flowers.

To start off the bobble stitch, make one half-complete double crochet stitch.

Before you get started, play with your supplies to get inspired!

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I searched my jewelry and notions drawers to come up with some options for my flowers—before I started, I tried some buttons, a carved coral cabochon (which could be secured with glue), plastic flowers, beads, sequins, and sew-on jewels.

To start off the bobble stitch, make one half-complete double crochet stitch.  

An easy way to finish your flower is by sewing a button to the center.

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soko writes: Thanks for the beautiful tutorial photo and instructions! Time for me to get out the yarn and the crocheting needles. This looks like fun!
Posted: 2:36 am on November 12th
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