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Straw Wreath

A multi colored straw (fabric) wreath is uniquely constructed and then adorned with maple and oak leaves. A pinecone, that looks like you just picked it up in your backyard, is made using Joan's Appli-bond© technique. A bow completes this remembrance of fall.

Size: 22" x 22"
Time to Complete: 5 - 6 hours

Needs List - Tools

  • Required pattern ($5.00/each)*
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • White marking pencil*
  • Template material or precut template*
  • Cutting Board / Rotary cutter / ruler
  • Appliqué / straw needles*
  • Appli-bond needles*
  • Embroidery floss: green
  • Thread to match straw wreath and pinecones
  • Glue-baste-it or glue stick (optional)*
  • Solvay water - soluble stabilizer: 2 packages (20" x 1 yd)
  • Ribbon: 1 ½" wire edged, 3 yd

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

Needs List - Fabrics

  • Background: 2/3 yd
  • Wreath: 1/8 yd each of 4 straw colored fabrics and 1/8 yd of darker accent fabric
  • Leaves: 5 fat quarters, fall leaf colors
  • Pinecones: ¼ yd
  • Borders/Bindings: 1 yd
  • HeatNBond ultra hold iron on Adhesive (no substitutions): 1 yd*

* These products will be available for purchase in class.

A couple of sewing machines are needed for the wreath construction. Everyone does not need to bring one - we can share. An iron and ironing surface would be very helpful.

Complete Straw Wreath kits are available in class for $38.00.The kit includes the pattern, all fabrics, HeatNBond, Solvay water soluble stabilizer and green embroidery floss. Please let me know how many kits you need in advance.

Joan Shay
17568 SE 121st Circ
Summerfield, FL. 34491
contact: email / 352-307-5278