Monday, September 26, 2011

Fall Wreath

by Mollie

 So I have totally been swept up with the yarn wreath obsession.  I have been pinning all sorts of beautiful ones and could hardly wait to make my own. (btw... follow me on Pinterest here)

  Here are some of my current obsessions:

Source: via Kelly on Pinterest

Aren't these just adorable?!?  Holly made a super cute one for Middle Man's Birthday party here.  So I decided to try my hand at it.

I started with a simple foam wreath and wrapped the heck out of it with yarn.  It took me almost an hour of PURE wrapping (while watching Bachelor Pad of course) to get it all covered.  I decided to wrap it completely twice to make sure I covered any holes or gaps that was left out the first time.

Then on to make the flowers.  I broke out my trusty gathering foot.  If you dont have one of these and you make a lot of ruffles...YOU NEED ONE!! 

It does this for you without ANY effort at all. Trust me...If I can do it so can you. 

Pretty pretty ruffles... I wrap this long ruffle around and sew it down on a circle piece of felt and add a decorative button in the middle.  

I made a couple more ruffle flowers and one mustard felt flower and hot glued them on.

I have to tell you.... I kind of LOVE it!

no...its NOT going to sit on my floor.  I have big plans for this little wreath but it will be revealed soon! 

Hope ya'll had a great weekend.  If you attended Blog Sugar I'm totally jealous and want to hear all about it!!



Nikki@EverythingUndertheMoon said...

You did a really nice job! I would love it if you would stop by and share this at my linky party!

Mandi@MandiBeingCrafty said...

Very nice! Great tutorial!!! Stopping by from Night Owl Crafting link party.

Amy said...

Beautiful! Love how it turned out. I think the yarn wrapping looks so great, but I just don't have the patience to do it, so I have to drool over other people's I'd be so excited for you to link this to my door decor challenge:

Madison said...

It turned out beautifully! You did a great job. :) I'm jealous of your ruffle foot, too. I've really been wanting to get one. Maybe someday soon! :)

Karima said...

What a great project - thanks for sharing your tutorial! Saw you on linky party now gfc following you, Karima :)

Jen said...

Beautiful wreath inspiration! Love the colors :)

Krafty Max Originals said...

Very cool!! I love it!

Hop'n by from 'Creative Bloggers Party & Hop'. I'm following your blog now, wont you please come and follow me back?? ~KM

Krafty Max Originals

Katie said...

Pretty wreaths!! I just started following a few of your boards on Pinterest :)