I was looking through Pinterest today for the first times in ages and came across this fab tutorial from The Bug Bytes for a flower made from twine. You could make this flower with any kind of thread so long as it wasn't too soft. I made mine using thick jute twine. The tutorial gives a step by step guide with photos, so easy to follow. You don't need much in the way of supplies, just some card and pins to make your loom and your choice of twine and a large eyes needle to stitch the back at the end.
Here is the one that I made