DIY & Crafts

Tie It Up

Author: Canadian Living

DIY & Crafts

Tie It Up

This pretty wreath is made for indoor use.

You need:

&#8226 Approx 2 m calico, 115 cm wide
&#8226 Approx 1 m satin ribbon, 12 mm wide
&#8226 Cylindrical Styrofoam wreath form, 12 in in diameter and 1-1/2 in thick
&#8226 Buttons, wooden spools, matching thread

To make:

1. Rip calico into strips, each approx 38 x 5 cm (15 x 2 in).

2. Wrap strips, 1 at a time, around form; tying with granny knot and thickly covering form.

3. From ribbon, cut a 15 cm (16-in) length; fold in half and knot for hanging loop. On back, tack knot at centre top.

4. On front, arrange buttons and spools; hand-stitch in place. Thread ribbon through spools; tie bows.


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Tie It Up