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Fairy Crafts: Make A Felt Daisy Chain Crown

By Stephanie Stanesby

Sitting on the grass wiling away the summer hours making daisy chains is classic childhood fun. Many the afternoon I spent with my sisters threading the pretty flowers and making sweet smelling necklaces and bracelets. I think I’ll do just that with Molly this weekend – the chats while we sit and make are always my favourite part of making together :)

Being the biggest fans of fairies and fairy crafts in Casa MollyMoo I am super delighted to have Stephanie back with us today with this gorgeous felt variation of the classic, for all year round whimsical dress up fun. I think it would make for a lovely garland for hanging on a little girls bedroom wall, or decorating a playhouse door too – so so pretty.

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My daughter, as you can see, loves to use this felt flower crown as part of her dressing up – playing flower princesses and fairies is her thing!

It’s very easy and quick to make – you can go the no-sew route with fabric glue or just make a few little stitches here and there, it’s entirely up to you. Either way your little fairy will love it.

All you need to make

– grey and white felt
– yellow buttons
– glue or sewing thread and needle
– scissors

felt dairy headdress

Step 1
Cut out your felt pieces:
– rectangles of white felt 38mm x 240mm, one rectangle per daisy
– 3 strips of grey felt 5mm wide (they need to be long enough to fit around your child’s head and hang as far down their back as you would like)

Step 2
With your scissors cut into the white felt strips of at regular intervals (it will look a little like fringe) and round off the corners.

felt dairy headdress

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felt dairy headdress

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felt dairy headdress

Step 3
Gather each white felt strip and wind into the daisy shape as shown in the next photograph, and secure in position with glue or sewing thread.

felt dairy headdress

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To make the daisy heads glue or sew a yellow button in the centre of each flower.
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felt dairy headdress

Step 4
Next plait the grey felt strips together and secure each end with a knot or glue.

felt dairy headdress

Step 5
Attach the daisy heads at regular intervals, to your felt flower crown with glue or by sewing.

felt dairy headdress

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Now your little fairy is ready to play, and fly and magic her way around the garden.

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Variations
Use this felt flower crown tutorial with different colours and petal shapes to create a different type of felt flower crown.

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Happy Crafting
Michelle
xx

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