Felt flower how-to

Finally got started on some crafting with the felt I purchased from Giant Dwarf. I can't decide yet if it's going to be a barette or a brooch. It's been quite a while since I've handled a needle and thread, so I'm definitely going to need more practice to keep my stitches more uniform. Here's the breakdown of the steps:

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1. Cut your "petal" shape out of paper and trace onto your fabric. I'm using 5 petals, but I think 6 would be cute as well.

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2. Pinch the ends together and stich straight through both sides.

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3. Repeat with all remaining "petals" until they are all strung together.

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4. Tightly pull thread and sew stitch through layers to finish off the flower.5. Optional -- cut some leaf shapes and stich edges with a straight stitch for visual interest.

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6. Sew the flower to your leaves and Voila! Now pin back or barette?