Cork and Vinyl Flower Burst Pin Tutorial / i-crafter March Inspiration Team Blog

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Hello my crafty friends and Happy National Craft Month!! To celebrate, i-crafter has free Shipping on order of $50 or more. (more details at the end of the blog)

I am so glad you stopped by to check out the i-crafter Inspiration Team Blog. I have created this Spring Flower Burst pin using fabric vinyl, cork fabric and the Flower Burst die set.

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A – I used the big and small Flower Burst dies and cut them each out of a purple fabric vinyl.  I expected it to cut through all the details, but it did not.  The outer edge of the die cut the outside of the flower and the other die blades made more of an emboss to the vinyl.  While it was unexpected, I really like how both flower ended up looking 

B – I have this gorgeous cork fabric that was introduced at the Creativation 2020 conference in January.  I have been wanting to stencil on it with ink.  I chose an simple dotted stencil and used a purple and blue ink  to stencil the design. 

C – I die cut the big  Flower Burst from natural cork fabric and the small Flower Burst from the stenciled cork.  I ran them through the die cutting machine twice and they cut  out the details beautifully

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D –  I have four flower pieces ready to create the pin. Two are from cork fabric and two from the purple vinyl

E – I used the holes in the middle of the small cork flower to  threading twine  in and our of the holes to tighten the fabric causing it to pucker.

F – I thread the same twine from the back of the cork fabric through the front of the small purple vinyl flower and tied it in the back creating the small flower cluster.  I repeated Step E & F with the large  cock and vinyl Flower Bursts and attached both cluster together with twine in the middle to form one larger flower  as seen above

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H – I die cut two leaves from vinyl and ended up with the same gorgeous embossed effect

I – i used Fabri-Tac glue to attach the leaves to the back of the flower

J – I used Gem-Tac to attache a purple acrylic gem to the middle of the flower

K – I used a low temp glue gun to attach the pin back to the back of the flower to finish the pin.  Below is a photo of the flower pin.  A friend of mine, Jill, wearing the pin to an event.  I love how the color pops in the sunlight

Here are the i-crafter products used in today’s creation

Thanks you so much for stopping by today for my i-crafter blog post.  I hope you enjoyed learning how to create this 3D Flower Burst Pin. I would love to see what you create with the the Flower Burst die set.  Let me know if you have any question!

Visit the i-crafter website for more inspiration and see new dies and stamps.  Make sure to follow i-crafter on instagram too

Be Creative ~ Stay Inspired

Jenn Gross

@journeycoachjenn

i-crafter Flower Bursts

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