DIY felt flowers chocolate cosmos

We love these cosmos a choco-lot

Chocolate cosmos are a particular species of cosmos native to Mexico that ranges from a dark maroon color to almost black, and they smell like chocolate! Of course our felt chocolate cosmos don’t smell like anything, but the upside is that they will last forever. To make these felt flowers come to life, our designer Krista used our new felt color Cranberry and colored the pieces with a grey art marker to create some details on the petals.

Crafting Tip: These felt chocolate cosmos flowers are easy to cut by hand. But if you want to save some time, a Cricut Maker or Silhouette Cameo 4 will make it faster for you to fill out a whole bouquet.

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How to Make Felt Chocolate Cosmos

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the flower pattern on the right hand side at the top of this post.
  2. Cut out felt according to pattern using a Cricut Maker (optional) or scissors. Note: Using micro-tip scissors with a spring will help spare your hands when cutting a lot of fringe.
  3. Shade the petals with a grey art marker (or marker that is a shade darker from the felt color), about halfway up from the bottom.
  4. Draw thin lines with your marker, extending up to the top ruffled edge.

Full tutorial available for members to download on the right hand side at the top of this post.

Photo tutorial for felt chocolate cosmos by Lia Griffith

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When you’re done crafting your felt chocolate cosmos flowers, share them with us by tagging #MadeWithLia on Instagram or posting them to our Facebook page for members. You can also see our collection of felt flowers for more ideas on what to make. Or explore all of our felt craft projects.

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