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Easy-to-Make Burlap Wreath

Add texture and interest with a burlap fabric wreath. Perfect for everyday decor, the wreath can also easily be embellished for any holiday.

Kim Stoegbauer, The TomKat Studio; Photography by Vicki Lynn Photography
Hang Wreath With a Polka Dot Ribbon

Materials Needed:

  • 14" foam wreath
  • 1-1/2 yards of burlap fabric
  • scissors
  • holiday embellishment, like a shamrock for St. Patrick's Day
  • ribbon for hanging

Homemade St. Patrick's Day Wreath

Cut Fabric

Cut burlap into strips, approximately 40 strips, two inches by 22-1/2 inches.

Burlap Strip Cutting

Tie Fabric

Tie a strip of fabric into a knot around foam wreath.

Knotted Burlap Center

Cut Ends

Trim ends of burlap strip at a 90-degree angle.

  • Burlap Wreath Strips
  • Burlap Ribbons

Tie Remaining Strips of Fabric

Continue tying burlap strips around the wreath, making sure to overlap the prior strip with the next strip. Be sure to knot close to the prior knot so that the foam does not show. Trim edges of strips as you go.

Burlap Wreath Ties

Attach Embellishment

Attach holiday embellishment, which can be found at craft store, by sticking wire into the foam wreath or with hot glue, if necessary.

  • Green Shamrock Adornment
  • Wreath Takes Shape

Attach Ribbon

Tie ribbon around wreath for hanging, if desired.

Wreath with Shamrock Adornment
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