Are you looking for a fabulous wreath to hang on your door but don't want to spend a lot of money? Keep reading to learn how to make this Halloween no-sew fabric wreath.
This fabric wreath idea is super easy to make! Super inexpensive if you use fabric scraps! And super awesome looking! Hang this fabric rag edge wreath on your door for a Halloween & Thanksgiving decoration.
If you are interested in another no-sew wreath which is super easy to make, check out the Easter Loop Yarn Wreath. Both of these wreaths can be made with any theme, just by using different fabrics or loop yarn colors. See below for even more wreath tutorials.
To learn how to make this wreath, watch this video tutorial and read on for a written photo tutorial.
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SUPPLIES NEEDED for the no-sew fabric wreath
- Wire wreath frame
- 2 to 2 1/2 yards assorted fabric or assorted scrap fabric (for medium size wreath)
- Rotary cutter with a pinking blade
- Acrylic Ruler
- Ribbon for hanging
- Embellishments (optional)
INSTRUCTIONS for the rag edge fabric wreath
STEP 1: Cutting the Fabric
You will be cutting the fabric into 1” x 6” strips. An easy way to do this is to use a rotary cutter with a pinking blade. The pinking blade will help prevent the fabric from fraying and give it a decorative edge. If you need a pinking blade for your rotary cutter, please look below for links to where to purchase one.
A normal straight rotary cutter blade can be used but expect the fabric to fray more over time. If you prefer a more rag look, then use a straight rotary cutter blade.
Lay the fabric onto a cutting mat and line it up with the lines on the mat to be sure it's straight. Cut the fabric into 6” strips from selvage to selvage.
Stack a few (2 or 3) of the 6" strips on top of each other and sub-cut into 1” strips. Stacking the fabric will make the cutting go much faster. Most rotary cutters can cut 6 layers at once.
STEP 2: Fabric Strip Piles
On a work surface, place the fabric strips in piles. Have one pile for each fabric.
STEP 3: Tying the Fabric Strips to Wire Wreath
Working one section of the wire wreath at a time, place the fabric strip under a wire.
Tie the fabric strip to the wire with an overhand knot.
Continue adding fabric strips alternating between wires and fabric colors until one section is filled. As you tie, push the strips very close together. This will give the wreath a fuller appearance.
After completing one section, continue section by section until the entire wire wreath is filled with fabric strips.
This step can be done while watching television or while chatting with friends. It is a repetitive task so it can go faster if you are doing something else too!
STEP 4: Add a Hanging Ribbon
Cut a 6" - 8" piece of ribbon. Attach a piece of ribbon to the back of the wreath by tying the ends together. Your wreath is complete and ready to use.
STEP 5: Embellish the fabric wreath
Since the fabric wreath is so colorful, it can be used as-is. However, if you wish, add embellishments to the wreath by using a bow or store-bought Halloween or fall decorations.
We added this cute pumpkin kid decoration for our wreath.
This wreath is very customizable. It can be made for any holiday or occasion. The possibilities are endless. Make one for Christmas, Easter, Summer, or Patriotic. There are so many versions of this wreath you can make.
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You may also be interested in these other wreath tutorials.
Loop Yarn Wreath - This is another quick and easy wreath which requires no sewing skills! This is made using the new loopy yarn. Click for a free tutorial.
Fold 'n Stitch Wreath - This is a fun fabric wreath to make and can be made for many different holidays by choosing different fabrics.
Valentine Heart Loop Yarn Wreath - This is another fun and easy wreath to make with loop yarn.
Machine Embroidered Christmas Wreath - This is a wreath made with an embroidery machine. The sections are pieced together as you go. This is a fun wreath to make.
Dollar Tree Easter Bunny Wreath - This is another simple inexpensive wreath which does not require any sewing. Watch our video tutorial!
Candy Cane Rag Wreath - A fun Christmas Rag wreath.
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