Easy Stocking Flowers {Handmade Flowers}

Stocking flowers or nylon flowers are vintage DIY Flowers  These were very popular in the 70s

Since, we are living in an era where different is always unique and special  I thought why not give these old flowers some new love

 

stocking flowers
 

 Today I am sharing a quick and easy tutorial on making Pansies  Simple cute flowers best for a little girls room or a baby nursery

These can also add new life to your craft room if you like!

The best thing about these flowers is that, You can shape the petals in any desirable form you want! Since you wrap a loop of wire in stocking it makes the petals flexible  Stocking flowers can be used as decoration in vases, jewelry and accessories

 

Even to make craft projects

like wall art, garlands, pillows and lamps prettier

 

To make vintage DIY flowers:

 

You will need
 
  • Ring size (2), (3) and (4) (simply means the diameter)
  • Stocking net
  • Floral tape
  • Nylon thread
  • Stem wire
  • Wire
  • Plier
 
Need more information on the material and where to find it? Read Nylon Material 
 
DIY flowers
 

 Flower Tutorial:

 

You will need five petals to make each Pansy 
 
2 Petals- Size (2)
1 Petal- Size (3)
2 Petals- Size (4)
  
  • Now to thread the flower together  Follow the tutorial to make a basic nylon flower
  • Make sure you keep your hand light on the petals  And keep their shape round
  • Finally using sharpie or marker add some shade at the center of the petals  This gives it an original look  And you are done!
 
handmade flowers
 
These are cute small flowers arranged in a vase for my craft room table!
 

I Love it

 

These flowers can also be used to refashion an old item in your home

 

stocking flowers
  

I also made these Nylon Flowers

 

nylon flowers
These will make great accessories, and lamp shade add ons etc
  

Stocking flowers or Nylon flowers

{handmade flowers}

 

For more beautiful flowers made using Stocking  Check out the link below:

 

stocking flowers
 

You will also like:

 

Spring burlap flowers

Burlap flowers

 

Ribbon flowers tutorial

Ribbon flowers tutorial

 

Make nylon roses (tutorial)

Handmade roses

 

Looking for more great ideas?

Check out our category FLOWERS
 
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You may also enjoy the Handmade Flowers and Lovely Projects Boards
Updated regularly whenever I find unique ideas
 

Comments

  1. wow, so easy, but so nice and crafty! Definitely trying this one, and you also gave me an idea how to make wings for my fairy-obsessed daughter.

  2. These are gorgeous! Great colors
    My mom used to make them when I was a kid.

  3. Oh my I remember these from the 70′s. I am pinning, thanks for bringing them back:) I would love to invite you to share these or any of your other favorite posts at Freedom Fridays Blog Hop (no rules and live now) Everyone sharing at Freedom Fridays Blog Hop this week will be entered in a drawing for 1 Free Ad Spot (runs 30 days) including promotions on my Facebook, Twitter and Goggle+ pages. Random Drawing to be held on Wed Nov 11th . This is a Special Thank you to Everyone linking up!!

    So Hoping to see you there!

  4. Those are awesome, what a fun idea! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  5. These are so sweet…. What a fun thing to make with the kids…. Pinning!

    hugs ~ Crystelle

  6. Hani,
    These are SOOOO cool! I sure hope they’re easy to make because I want to make some . Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.
    Michelle

  7. Hi, I can’t find the tutorial for the nylon making flower- how to. It simply wrote on the page sorry, not found in the archive. If you could kindly upload it again.
    Many thanks
    Seun

  8. Tatiana says:

    When you say the diameter of the ring does it mean n inches or centimetres ? I don’t have the rings but I really would love to make these for my wedding coming soon .. Waiting to hear back thanks a mill :))

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