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Published on July 5th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe


How To: Make a Pinwheel Brooch from Recycled Felt

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Your stash of felt scraps is perfect for whipping up crafty accessories. Here’s how to make a pinwheel brooch using a couple of pieces of scrap felt and a vintage button.

I’m on a recycled felt crafting kick these days! Last week, it was a peacock fascinator, and this week I dipped into the old felt stash again to whip up a sweet, little pinwheel brooch.

make a pinwheel supplies

All you need to make a pinwheel brooch are:

  • two 4″x4″ squares of felt in contrasting colors
  • sewing machine and thread
  • a couple of straight pins
  • safety pin or pinback
  • vintage button
  • needle and thread

Next>> Sew and Cut

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Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

One Response to How To: Make a Pinwheel Brooch from Recycled Felt

  1. sarah says:

    This is so cute – I’m definitely going to give this a go!

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