Rose Petal Shirt & headband!

Here is a fun tutorial that I shared over at Someday crafts this past week. In case you missed it here it is! :)
I got my inspiration from this cute shirt from Anthropology. It’s cute… but $70 for a shirt is not exactly in my budget! I decided it looked easy enough to replicate…however I thought I would make one for my baby girl (due in October) instead.
 I found these onesies on sale for under $2 at Wall mart and Old Navy. I thought they could use a little more “frill” for my little girl!
I started out with some satin and organza fabric. Any sheered fabric works great as well. I cut them in circles ranging from 4 in down to 1 inches. Cut them down in 1/2 in increments. They don’t need to be perfect circles. Once you have them all cut, stack them up until you have a good size flower.
Then comes the fun part! You’re going to grab a a lighter or a candle and light the edges with fire. Just make sure to go slowly so they don’t burn to fast. ** Using a lighter will help not turn the edges so black.**
Once you have burned the edges they will curl up. Stack them with hot glue until you have a big full flower. Then add a rhinestone in the middle for a little extra bling.
Next your going to hot glue a velcro dot to the back. This way you can remove the flower when washing the shirt and use it as a hair flower as well.
Figure out where you want the flowers to lay on the shirt and add velcro dots.
Make sure to use sew tac when gluing the velcro to the shirt. This way when you wash it the velcro won’t fall off, and it will have an extra strong hold. Let it dry for a few hours before putting the flowers on.
Once the velcro has dried you can apply the flowers. I also add a little satin to the top of the shirt. I love how it turned out and can’t wait to put it on my baby girl!!

I also love that it has the velcro dots so you can interchange the flowers.

 Add a velcro dot with some hot glue to a head band or alligator clip and you can use the flower as a hair piece! You could really add the velcro dots anywhere… your flip flops, a purse….even a lamp! Get creative!
I love it on both shirts, but I think the white is my favorite with the fun headband!
Hope you enjoyed the tutorial, I hope you’ll all try it out!
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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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  1. Mauri posted on August 19, 2010 at 1:57 pm (#

    cute cute! I made a shirt and headband-same concept but with snaps! Works like a charm! The velcro dots is a good idea though and easier! You're little girl is going to always look adorable! You're so creative!

  2. Falaxy posted on August 19, 2010 at 2:44 pm (#

    very sweet!: )

  3. Britney Jean posted on August 19, 2010 at 4:01 pm (#

    how cute!! you are going to have the cutest, most decked out adorable little girl! i love it!

  4. Courtney McAulay posted on August 19, 2010 at 5:27 pm (#

    I L-O-V-E this! Seriously, wow! I can't wait to try it out!

  5. 1bellastager posted on August 19, 2010 at 5:50 pm (#

    Thanks for making me want to have a little girl:) But seriously, these are a-dorable. Great job! You should join my "Restyle Your World" linky party this Monday…saying goodbye to summertime with a look at our summery crafts, decorating, displays, jewelry, photography, baking, etc.


  6. Jen @ posted on August 19, 2010 at 8:02 pm (#

    How fun! My Ella would go crazy for those! Cute!


  7. HOOTIN' ANNI posted on August 20, 2010 at 1:58 am (#

    Amazing work!!! It all turned out beautifully.

    Here's My SnT for the week Hope you can drop by for a visit.

  8. greenbean posted on August 20, 2010 at 2:42 am (#

    too stinkin' cute!….

  9. Becca posted on August 20, 2010 at 11:07 am (#

    I love it, and I'm definitely going to try it! Thanks for sharing.

  10. Kori posted on August 20, 2010 at 4:20 pm (#

    Velcro on the hair clip! Love it 'cause I was just thinking I needed to buy a whole bunch of hair clips for all the flowers and bows I want to make. Duh! Thanks for the brilliant idea! :) Your little girl is going to look darling in these!

  11. allison posted on August 21, 2010 at 9:00 pm (#

    love the way this turned out! I have to try this (maybe a few times) for my soon to be born niece! Thanks for sharing this great project!

  12. Michelle@Somedaycrafts posted on August 22, 2010 at 12:42 pm (#

    Thanks for guest posting. I'm glad you posted these at your site too! I hope you gained some new followers from guest posting at my site.

  13. Mary posted on August 23, 2010 at 1:47 pm (#

    Those are so cute! Thank you for sharing over at Skip to My Lou


  14. Debbie (Meadowcrest Cottage) posted on August 23, 2010 at 3:15 pm (#

    How cute! I had 3 boys and did not get to sew for any girls. These are adorable.

  15. Laurel @ Ducks in a Row posted on August 24, 2010 at 8:11 pm (#

    Oh, I love this – like really really love this! Perfection!

  16. Laurel @ Ducks in a Row posted on August 24, 2010 at 8:12 pm (#

    Oh, I love this – like really really love this! Perfection!

  17. Alison posted on August 25, 2010 at 7:08 am (#

    I LOVE that you used velcro. That's incredible!! I featured this idea on my blog today. Here is the link:

    Thanks for the inspiration, Jamie!


  18. Cheryl posted on August 25, 2010 at 9:51 pm (#

    Cute baby duds. i have always wanted to make some fabric flowers, but didn't know how. Thanks for sharing.

  19. Ann posted on August 26, 2010 at 7:55 am (#

    Cute, Cute, Cute! Looks so darn easy, too. I'll be giving this one a try…for me of course, cause I don't think my 22, 17, and 11 year old sons would wear a ruffled flower!!
    Thanks for the step by step tutorial!
    The Tattered Tassel

  20. tyofa posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:15 am (#

    Very cute! I love the single flower on the white onesie best.

  21. justkiddingaroundatlanta posted on August 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm (#

    LOVE these! Especially the headband – so adorable!

    Aimee @ Just Kidding Around Atlanta

  22. Saige posted on August 27, 2010 at 10:36 am (#

    That is adorable! I'm going to have to try one for my big girl (she's six). Just started following your blog and was thrilled to find another leap year blogger. I loved how you said you celebrate all week long because that's exactly what I do. When you don't have a birthday, you can have as many as you want! ;)

  23. Jill posted on August 27, 2010 at 11:27 am (#

    This turned out beautifully. What a great idea for utilizing onesies you may not be so fond of!

  24. The SC Proefrocks posted on August 29, 2010 at 7:07 pm (#

    This is the cutest thing ever! My daughter will turn five this week and I'm making a shirt and matching hair flower for her special Birthday Dinner. Thanks for the inspiration!

  25. ★All Thingz Related★ posted on August 30, 2010 at 4:39 pm (#

    So adorable! We are so glad you joined us for Anything Related! Come back tomorrow for another great party!

  26. allison @ posted on August 31, 2010 at 10:56 am (#

    made a version of this for a baby shower I went to Sunday and it was a HIT! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome project and helping me give a great gift!

  27. Sarahbee posted on September 3, 2010 at 8:46 am (#

    Love this idea! I have a little girl that I love to dress up – so I can't wait to try this!

  28. DocHolley posted on October 20, 2010 at 2:24 pm (#

    what a great idea ! Thank you for sharing !

  29. Sarah posted on November 2, 2010 at 8:35 am (#

    Hi! I tried these flowers a few months ago and just was wondering how you did the satin without burning it?! Mine turns black VERY quickly, and I'm just holding it over the flame, not actually in the flame. Also, my organza seems to curl up a lot more than yours. Any ideas why?

    Thanks for your help!

  30. {Bellamere Cottage} posted on November 29, 2010 at 11:40 pm (#

    I'm going to put this in the memory bank for a cute baby gift…. Adorable.

    Warm blessings,

  31. Amy posted on October 29, 2011 at 8:32 pm (#

    What a great and easy craft! I think I’m going to do this for my girls!

  32. Melissa posted on September 13, 2013 at 11:30 pm (#

    Oh so pretty, what a great way to dress up a plain out fit.