Next, make a running stitch all around the rounded edge. I like to count the number of stitches so that I can repeat them on the next petal, but its not required.
Now, take the finished yo-yo circle and poke the center through the hole in the flower. Shown below is the back of the posey with the center of the yo-yo poking through.
When you turn around the flower, it should look similar to this. You can secure the center by stitching it in place, or by gluing it. If you are creating a hair accessory, glue an alligator clip on a felt pad to the back at this time.
For a slightly different look, like the one below, you would use 5 circles of equal size and 1 circle of an inch smaller diameter. Here I used 5 circles 3" diameter, and 1 circle of 2" diameter. The center yo-yo rests on top of the flower petals rather than poking out of the flower.
Which version of the posey do you like best?
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