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How To: 2 Great Floral Pocket Square Designs

Just a few weeks ago, we featured a story about the new trend, floral pocket squares. Many wedding florists are offering the floral pocket squares as an alternative to boutonnieres. Floral pocket squares are a great look for weddings, proms, and special events. Here are two great styles to try today!

How To Make A Floral Pocket Square

Floral Pocket SquareTo make your pocket square, you will need:

  • Craft Foam
  • Scissors
  • Floral Glue
  • Floral Design Elements (flowers, leaves, whatever you would like to use to design your pocket square)

To make the pocket square:

  1. Cut your craft foam length way to fit into your pocket. This should leave about 3 inches for designing.
  2. Next, plan your design by laying your floral design elements in the places you are planning to put them. This way Floral Pocket Squareyou can judge if you need more flowers, foliage, etc.
  3. Begin to slowly glue down your design elements making sure to cover all the way to the edges of your craft foam.
  4. Once you are finished with your design, insert the newly-made pocket square into the suit jacket pocket and determine how much you need to trim off the bottom.
  5. Trim the bottom of your pocket square to fit inside the pocket.
  6. Watch my video above for detailed instruction!

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  1. so classy, so simple!

  2. I agree with Mary this is a very classy & simple design technique and I think men of all ages would appreciate it, however, I think using Lomey Glue would make the project go faster and with less mess than a glue pan.

  3. Yes! You are so right. All I had in the studio was a glue pan, so we did what we could. Thanks for the tip!!

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