October 22, 2013

Fall Leaves Garland

I am finally getting around to posting my fall decorations-and this year I actually have a sewing machine to piece together this colorful garland. I love garlands of all types all through the year.  It was so easy to trace leaves from my backyard and cut them out of the felt. I chose four different types of leaves and four bright colors.

I simply stitched a straight line through each leaf and before I got to the end I overlapped the edges  just enough to attach it to the next one. I attached ribbon to each end by sewing the ribbon through the backside of the end leaf. I added a few embellishments on some of the leaves using the decorative stitch setting in zig zag shapes. It took only one afternoon to make this pretty fall garland!

Sharing at some of these link parties!

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful :) You could add it to a Christmas tree or wreath too. :) Pls stop by the Snickerdoodle Sunday and link this if you have time (Sat 8pm ET - Mon 8am ET). Theme is Fall this week!


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