Originally Posted by arcmis
I personally don't like the flowers that come with a rhinestone attached...I like to add a pretty button or something different to stand out...so I personally do not use the stem at all. I just glue the layers together and add my center and then a clip. If I think it needs more stability I add a felt circle
Thats the way I do mine.
If I have some that have the jewel already attached, I throw it in the freeze for a couple of hours. The jewel comes off easier this way.