Bailing Twine Flowers

My friend Kate made yarn pom poms for a wreath (and her cat Fable) and I thought I’d try the same technique but use bailing twine instead to make flowers. I love bailing twine – it’s inexpensive, a roll of it goes a long way, and I use it in a lot of my projects.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Bailing twine
  • Florist wire
  • Scissor
  • Your fingers

Here’s how ya do it:

  1. Loosely wrap twine around four fingers starting with your forefinger to your pinky finger. Wrap the twine around your four fingers about 25 times.
  2. Remove the twine from your fingers and twist florist wire in the middle of the flower to bind the center of the flower.
  3. Cut the looped ends with a scissor.
  4. Now simply fluff up the flower to the perfect shape and cut the flower to the desired size.
  5. Done!

I hot glued mine to the ends of twigs but there are countless creative uses for these beauties. Have fun, and happy crafting!

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4 responses to “Bailing Twine Flowers

  1. I love this idea! Simple, creative and so fall like. I will certainly be getting my craft on soon… perhaps while eating WPs. 🙂

  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE! YAY!
    Your balls turned out so much better than my yarn balls/puffs/straggly pathetic pink things.
    These are like the more sophisticated yarn puff. perfect.

  3. Love it! I’ve been searching for things to do with all my twine laying around. Thank you!

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