iLovetoCreate Perky Pom Pom Wreath

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by Lauri Eaton, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Perky Pom Pom Wreath

Hang a cheerful, pom pom filled wreath!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time neither to wash nor dry fabrics nor for the dye to set.
  • 2
    Wash fabrics (you will need one yard of each desired color) without fabric softener and do not dry.
  • 3
    Cover work surface with disposable plastic table cover. Lay out damp fabric pieces on covered work surface.
  • 4
    Mix dye colors according to package directions.
  • 5
    Blend mixed dyes to create colors. As shown, project uses Purple into Yellow to create ochre, Red into Yellow to make Orange, Green into Red to make Brown, Purple into Red to make Wine. Add small amounts of each color at a time until desired hue is achieved. Test each mix on a paper towel to see finished colors.
  • 6
    Apply blended dye colors to each tied fabric piece. Cover dyed fabric with plastic table cover and let set 6-8 hours.
  • 7
    Rinse fabrics under running water to remove excess dye. Allow to air dry or dry in dryer.
  • 8
    Choose one of your dyed fabrics for the wreath body. Tear or cut it into 2 inch wide strips.
  • 9
    Secure end of first strip to foam with glue. Wind around wreath form and secure end with glue. Repeat with other strips until wreath body is covered.
  • 10
    Tear or cut remaining fabrics into 1/4 inch wide strips. Use Pom Pom tool to create various sizes and colors of pom poms, mixing fabric strip colors as desired. Finish each pom pom with stem wire and trim wire ends with wire cutter.
  • 11
    Use glue to secure each pom pom to wreath in desired pattern. Allow to dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit Rainbow 59 pc. 104768716
  • 1 Yard of 100% Cotton Fabric for Each Color Desired (as directions indicate project uses Fabric Editions 2 yard Fabric 100 Percent Cotton Red 104549174 and Fabric Editions 2 yard Fabric 100 Percent Cotton Green 104542562 and 1 yard 100 Percent Cotton Purple and 1 yard 100 Percent Cotton Yellow)
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Wreath 10 inch x 2 inch x 2 inch 104183805
  • PattieWack Pom Pom Tool
  • Disposable Plastic Tablecloth
  • Panacea Stem Wire 24 gauge 18 inch Green 104455937
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Paper Towels
  • Ruler
  • Scissors