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DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year’s Brooch

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Nowadays, New Year’s Eve parties can be formal or casual. But whatever the attire, this festive brooch is certain to add that extra little sparkle to any outfit.  Use it to dress up a coat lapel, or pin it to a soft knit sweater to show your cheerful side.

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch

Materials (makes 2)

1/8 yard special occasion dot fabric
1/8 yard satin fabric
Scrap felt
1 pin back
Glue gun or fabric-tac (not shown)

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Cut your felt into a 2.5 inch circle.

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Take your satin fabric and cut it into a 30” x 2.5” strip, tapering one end. Cut your dot fabric and cut a 30”x2” strip (do not taper end).

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Sew a straight line on the straight edge of the satin piece and pull the bobbin threads to gather.  

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Repeat the process with the dot fabric.

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Place the dot gathered strip on top of the satin strip…

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
…and sew them together.

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Take your felt circle and beginning at the outer edge, begin to sew the strips to the felt in a spiral until you get to the center.

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
Place a small amount of glue to the back of the felt and attach the pin back.

DIY Holiday: A Glam New Year's Brooch
You’re done!  Now you’ll be the glam of the party!