Thistle Brooch


This simple felt sewing project produces a thistle brooch that any Scot would be proud to wear!

Our finished thistle brooch
Our finished thistle brooch

You will need:

Purple and green thread
Green felt
Large green button
Badge back or large safety pin


Lay the button on the felt. Sketch around it and, using our picture as a guide, draw a thistle shape. Cut out.

Thistle brooch detail 1

Sew long stitches over the top part of the thistle in purple thread.

Thistle brooch detail 2

Sew the badge back (or large safety pin) on to the back of the felt, and the button on to the front with green thread.


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