A gentle breeze kisses you while you walk, barefooted, through a green meadow. The temperatures are in the high seventies. On a bright day like today it’s easy for you to spot the awesomely massive sunflowers ahead. Their gold petals compliment the bursting sun above you and upon approach you welcome a feeling of overwhelming contentment.
Sadly, days like this are few and far between. Most of the time you only capture a taste of a beautiful day from some fleeting photo on Pinterest; your stolen 5 minute break at work adding more anxiety to your day rather than rehabilitation. Yes, strolling through sunflowers may not always be possible, but sewing them is. All it takes is a tutorial, some material, and the will to create and have fun. Do you have it in you?
DIY Sunflowers to Get You in Your Happy Place
Is there anything more charming than a striking sunflower? Its size, its shape, the colors it emits. All of these speak to what AllFreeSeewing editors know as joyful. It’s easy to let yourself reach a different mindset than your “sunflower field happy place”. Everyone reaches a point where the minutia of their day-to-day puts them more in a, “stuck at a city bus stop on a sub-20 degree day”. Today we’ve picked some flowers with you in mind. Say “goodbye,” to the humdrum blues and “hello,” to warm happiness with these 6 sunflower tutorials.
Just looking at these gorgeous petals puts smiles on our faces. Learn how to sew fabric sunflowers like the ones above to keep about your person. Great as hair accessories, home decor, and more, these DIY sunflowers serve as a friendly reminder that even if you tripped on your way to work, spilled coffee on yourself, or received some snarky comment, you can still keep your happy place close at hand. You just need to pick up your needle and thread.
We’d love to know: What’s your happy place?