Kids' Craft: Make an Easy Rag Wreath

Upcycle odd bits of fabric into a cute holiday wreath. A great project for kids or beginning crafters, this easy-to-make fabric wreath requires no sewing.
Easy Rag Wreath

Easy Rag Wreath

Upcycle odd bits of fabric into a cute rag wreath. This no-sew wreath can be a beautiful accent for any holiday or occasion — just choose seasonal fabrics and get started.

By: Jessica Kesterson

Materials Needed:

  • fabric scraps
  • scissors or rotary cutter
  • 12" embroidery hoop
  • iron (optional)

Cut Scraps

Gather a variety of fabric scraps in appealing colors and patterns. Press and cut into approximately 100 1"x7" strips.

Cut Fabric Scraps Into Strips

Cut Fabric Scraps Into Strips

Tie the Knots

Separate the embroidery hoop's inner and outer rings — only one ring is needed for this project. Simply knot fabric strips one at a time around the ring (Image 1). Pack the knots together as close as possible so none of the hoop is visible. Before hanging, twist and fluff the strands for a full-looking wreath (Image 2). Tip: Consider adding a decorative ribbon and hang it with or without a bow.

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