This post is in no way original! Fabric rosettes and necklaces have been doing the rounds in blogging sphere in a big way. You only have to google “Bib necklace” to find an array of D.I.Y tutorials and blog posts devoted to this project. Its a little bit crafty and a little bit shabby …
Two-piece dress, 1870. Pale blue silk. Bodice has button-down front with tiny dark blue crocheted buttons. Longer in back pleated at side hips. Pleated pocket on side. Bustle skirt with draping and shirring. Slit up front to show ruffles and pleating of alternating shades of blue. Bright red silk trim around jacket, pocket, collar, sleeve edges, ruffles. Fabric rosettes. Blue silk fringe at bodice bustle. Towson Univ. Dep't of Theater Arts
No-Sew Embellished Flower Flip Flops
You can do so many things with fabric rosettes. Use them to embellish clothing, flip-flops and for home decor projects. You can make these out of ribbon or scraps of fabric. Great step-by-step instructions for making rolled fabric flowers from Atta Girl Says.