How to make a wreath with bandanas

Bandanas are good for more than just hair accessories. As an inexpensive fabric, bandanas are an excellent craft material. In addition to the classic paisley print, bandanas come in a variety of patterns and colors, making it easy to find some to suit anyone's personal taste.
Want to incorporate bandanas into your decor? Check out the instructions and video to see how you can use them to create a country chic wreath. Paired with some faux flowers and a bandana bow, this wreath is sure to add a pop of color to anywhere it is displayed.
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Materials
- Bandanas
- Scissors
- Foam wreath form
- Hot-glue gun
- Faux flowers
- Wire cutters
- Twine
Instructions
1. Lay out a bandana on the work surface and cut out a diagonal strip approximately 2 or 3 inches wide from the middle of the bandana.
2. Repeat step 1 on four additional bandanas.
3. Wrap one of the bandana pieces around the wreath form to verify the position.
4. Wrap the same bandana piece from the previous step around the wreath form again, this time gluing it to the form with a hot-glue gun.
5. Cut another piece of bandana in half and repeat steps 3 and 4 using one half of the piece.
6. Continue cutting and gluing bandana pieces onto the wreath form until it is completely covered.
7. Fold a bandana in half, forming a triangle. Cut off the top of the triangle, leaving approximately 5 inches of fabric on the remaining piece.
8. Fold the 5-inch section of fabric in half lengthwise and tie it into a bow. Arrange the bow until you are happy with its shape.
9. Place the faux flowers on the bottom of the wreath to verify their size and position. Cut off any excess stem using wire cutters.
10. Glue the faux flowers to the bottom of the wreath using a hot-glue gun.
11. Glue the bow onto the bottom of the wreath, between the faux flowers.
12. Cut off a section of twine. Wrap the twine around the top of the wreath, creating a loop. This will serve as a hanger for the wreath.
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