Make your own Covid Memorial Poppy

Make your own Covid Memorial Poppy

Instruction Video

We've put together an instructional video of how to make yourself a blue poppy at home using cheaply and commonly available materials and tools. 



Instructions (9 Steps)

You will need:
Squared paper for templates
Blue and green material (felt)
Scissors
Pen/pencil
Needle and thread
Button
Badge pin

 

1.

Using the squared paper, make a heart-shape template and cut out four hearts

2.

Gather up the pointed end of each hearts using the needle and thread

3.

...so that each heart is gathered at its point


4.

Sew the hearts together at the pointed end pulling them in tightly together into the centre

5.

Turn the flower over and sew on the button

6.

On the reverse side sew on a leaf, cut from your green felt

7.

Cut out a circle from your blue felt & sew on the back. This should be have a diameter wide enough to fit the badge pin

8.

Attach the badge pin over the circle

9.

Your poppy is finished!