Lily Crown Hairpin

DSC_0015What girl doesn’t love a crown? Even if it’s a big girl. I made this crown hairpin for my very sweet friend ukrainian writer Oksana. She called it ‘lily crown’ because it seems like water lily (truly romantic, right?).


Paper Princess from one of Oksana’s book. Illustration by Svitlana Balukh

To make it quick and easy. And yes, I made a pattern that you can use not only for fabric.crown_pattern

For lily crown hairpin you will need:

  • Two sheets of fabric (one felt)

  • Pencil

  • Needle and threads for sewing

  • Scissors

  • 5 beads

  • 1-2 hairpins (or clips)

You need to do:

Cut the pattern pieces out and apply a pencil contour to the fabricDSC_0052

Cut the details out of fabricDSC_0053

Sew peaces together. I prefer to make felt base and bottomDSC_0055

Don’t forget to decorate the crown with some beadsDSC_0001

Sew the front and underside of the crown togetherDSC_0002DSC_0006

Sew the hairpins (or clips) to the bottomDSC_0007

That’s it. Cute lily crown is ready for the little princess. Or for the big one! 🙂DSC_0020DSC_0022


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