Halloween Wreath Project make a wreath How to... 10 10 20 1 Spray paint your 30.5cm (12in) rattan wreath, following the can’s safety instructions. Repeat if required and allow to dry fully. motifs with colourcoordinating iron-on interfacing. Following the shape of your design, trim your stitching to an approximate two square border. stitch your stitched pieces onto felt in a complementary colour. Trim the felt with a 0.5cm ( in) border. 13x18cm (5 x7in) rectangle of black card. Cut out your stitched ‘Trick or Treat’ text panel with a three square border and fray to one square. Use acid-free doublesided tape to stick to the centre of the card. each corner of the card using a hole punch. Then use ribbon to tie the card to the wreath through each hole so that it’s suspended centrally. 2 Back your stitched 10 3 Hand or machine 3 3 4 Cut out a 10 5 Make holes in 6 Use matching felt to cut out star and moon shapes. Lay all your stitched motifs and felt shapes out onto your wreath to plan out your positioning. Using strong clear craft glue (or a glue gun), stick your motifs into position and allow to dry fully before hanging. 20 20 10 10 20 T T T T 20 10 Roberto READER PANEL 10 The Halloween wreath looks like a lot of fun to stitch. It would be perfect to hang up in the window to attract the trick or treaters. In fact, I could make a couple of them for my family members to enjoy, too. 20 www.gathered.how/woxs 80 The World of Cross Stitching
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