How to Sew a Fabric Wreath

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    Sew a Fabric Wreath - Free Pattern and Directions

    Free Pattern and Directions to Sew a Fabric Christmas Wreath
    Fabric Christmas Wreath. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    A single fabric or multiple fabrics may be used to create this fabric wreath.
    Materials

    • 1/4 yard of 45" wide fabric
    • Thread
    • Print out of pattern
    • Stuffing
    • Craft ribbon - 4 to 5 yards

    Cutting

    • Using the grain line on the pattern, aligned on the lengthwise grain, cut 8 sets of the pattern piece.
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    Layout The Pieces

    Lay out the pieces to sew a fabric wreath
    Lay out the pieces. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
    Note: All directions refer to using a 1/4" seam allowance.
    • Layout the in the order you want the finished wreath.
    • Joining right sides together, sew four sections together.
    • Repeat to create four sections of four pieces each.
    • Press the seams to one side.
    • Place two sections together and sew the inner and outer curved edges.
    • Repeat to have two sections joined on the curved edges.
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    Join Two Sections

    Join the ends of two tubes
    Join the ends of two tubes. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
    • Turn one section right side out.
    • Place the turned right side out section inside the section that is not turned.
    • Line up the seams being sure to keep the inner and outer edges lined up to each other.
    • Sew the ends of the tubes together.
    • Press the seam.
    • Turn the entire tube right side out.
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    Create the Circular Tube

    Create the Circular Tube
    Create the Circular Tube. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
    • Place the right sides of the ends of the tube together, lining up the seams.
    • Sew from seam to seam, leaving one side open to stuff.
    • Press the seam as much as possible.
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    Stuffing and Closing

    Stuff and Close
    Stuff and Close. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
  • Stuff the tube, pushing the stuffing as far into the tube as possible, filling the entire tube.
  • Slip stitch the opening closed.
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    Tie the Sections

    Tie the Sections
    Tie the Sections. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
    • Tie ribbon around the tube at each seam.
    • Snug the ribbon and knot it in place. (Someone to lend a hand is helpful)
    • Tie the ends of the ribbons in bows and trim the ribbon tails.
    • Add decorations to taste.