How to Make a Free Fabric Rag Wreath

 How to Make a Free Fabric Rag Wreath

Earlier this week I shared 3 Easy DIY Fall Wreaths and promised to post the instructions for one of my favorites, a rag wreath.

I saw the wreath below from my friend Claire at The Rustic Pig

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and knew I had the perfect fabric to make one of my own.

Claire used a simple wire coat hanger for the frame (totally free and a brilliant idea) and I followed her directions as well.

The plaid material is from a fuzzy sweater I rescued from the Goodwill bag, a brown sweater of mine and strips of burlap.

How to Make a Free Fabric Rag Wreath

I had been saving these items to use for some kind of craft project and this was it!

I cut the strips somewhere between 6-8 inches in length. This project is right up my alley because it doesn’t have to be pretty or perfect in any way. I love that!

Claire gives complete instructions here, but after you cut the strips you just start tying them on.

How to Make a Free Fabric Rag Wreath

 The closer they are together the fuller the wreath. 

The bow is just a roll of pre of fall burlap by Ashland that I cut and folded, wrapped burlap strings around the middle and then stapled the ends together.

How to Make a Free Fabric Rag Wreath

I adore this wreath for the different textures and colors

How to Make a Free Fabric Rag Wreath 

The clothes that would usually be donated to a charity were saved and repurposed into a FREE rag wreath! Don’t you have some great fabric lying around?

For more of my fall projects just click on the picture to be taken straight to the post.

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Comments

  1. so cute Marty!-aimee

  2. Marty, I love this wreath! I have tons of old fabric stacked up. Thanks for the inspiration! :-)
    His blessings,
    Kim

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