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DIY Wreath with Scrap Fabric Hearts

Create a beautiful DIY Wreath using Scrap Fabric Hearts
Author: Jane and Sonja

Materials

  • MDF Hoop size 16” diameter
  • Americana Acrylics paint in Poodleskirt Pink
  • Paintbrush
  • Printable Heart Templates in two sizes: small 4” high and large (6” high)
  • Denim fabric approx. ¼ yard (enough to make 9 large and 9 small hearts)
  • Pink Printed fabric approx. ⅛ yard
  • Fusible lining if fabric is thin
  • Sewing Machine and matching thread
  • Needle and matching thread
  • Polyester Batting
  • 3 wood buttons
  • Hot glue gun and clear glue sticks
  • Twine

Instructions

  • Paint the surface of the MDF hoop in pink. Set aside to dry.
  • Sewing the Large Hearts, cut out the fabric scraps into heart shapes.
  • With the RIGHT sides of fabric together, sew the heart closed with a ¼” seam allowance from the edge. Continue all the way around leaving a 2” gap opening.
  • Turn the stitched heart right side out and fill with polyester batting.
  • Stitch the 2” opening closed by hand with a needle and matching thread color.
  • Sewing the Small Hearts, cut out the fabric scraps into heart shapes.
  • With the WRONG sides of fabric together, sew the heart closed with a ¼” seam allowance from the edge. Continue all the way around leaving a 1.5” gap opening.
  • Lightly fill the heart with polyester batting and sew the opening closed.
  • To assemble the wreath, Start by laying out the large hearts on the wreath hoop and then glue each of the large hearts to the hoop with hot glue.
  • Glue each of the small hearts onto the larger ones.
  • Finally, tie some twine to the top of the wreath for hanging and enjoy!