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Thrifter, re-purposer, and maker

I re-purpose old wool sweaters into functional or wearable objects.

Working with felt perfectly suits my way of designing and creating.

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Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project
Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project Orange Wreath
Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project
Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project Green Wreath
Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project Cashmere Wreath
Felt Wreath Tutorial - Scrap Project Red Wreath

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cut thick fabric with scissors or rotary cutter
  • Ability to push a needle through thick felt.
  • Basic sewing or darning skills

Pattern Description:

Make a felt wreath from old sweaters! PDF instructions, over 30 photos and 14 pages of step by step instructions. Two different styles (see photos.)

Have you been saving sweaters for a while or do you have an old wool sweater with which you can't bear to part? This is the project for you!

Lush, textural, beautiful on the wall or on a table. An heirloom to cherish. Not recommended for outdoor use.

Wreaths are not just for holidays! Pick a color that you will enjoy all year long. These wreaths also look great on a table to contain your collection of beautiful seed balls, yarn, pine cones, hurricane lamp, etc.

These instructions are for making a wreath with scraps from old wool sweaters. If you do not have scraps you could use whole sweaters that have been felted.

This is not a tutorial on making felt.


  • wool felt scraps (approx 4 pounds) or several old wool sweaters thickly felted
  • sturdy thread or cord, that can be threaded through a needle
  • Sewing needle, such as a darner, or chenille
  • Scissors
  • Wreath frame 12"
  • Hanging cord or ribbon approx 20" long

You Will Also Need:

  • basket for collecting cut pieces