Muslin Rag Wreath for Spring

I made this shaggy wreath with white muslin fabric.

Using a wire wreath form (small) & 1 1/2 yards of muslin ($1.99 per yard).
I folded the fabric into fourths length wise. Ripped into approx 8 inch wide strips and snipped the edges width wise at every 1/4 inch – approximately – with fabric scissors. Then rip at each snip.
(I pressed the top of the wreath form at the top to make an oval shape – only because I was hoping to make an Easter Egg sort of shape. In the end it just sort of looks – well, oval)
Using two strips at a time – I tied them around two wires at a time – alternating outer two, center two and inner two. That made my wreath nice and full. 
The back looks like this. You can just use the frame to hang it or tie an extra strip of left over muslin there in a little ring for hanging.
This is pretty much the same technique as my Favorite Burlap Wreath but the muslin fabric is much easier to work with (and way less messy).
The fabric frays just enough to give it a stringy, shaggy texture.
Now – where to hang it!?
I plan to embellish it somehow to make it more “Springy” but it is such a versatile little accent for all year around.
Doesn’t look much like an Easter Egg…but, I tried.
If you like wreaths like I do – check out THIS post.
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41 Replies to “Muslin Rag Wreath for Spring”

  1. This is just awesome. A little while back I was going to make a rag wreath out of a sheet I have (never did care for it that much). I just couldn't find a good tutorial….and now I have it! Thank you for sharing. Diane

  2. So sweet, the possibilities are endless! I love muslin, it is so inexpensive and versatile! Thanks for sharing Holly!Hugs,Pendra

  3. Your wreath turned out fabulous! I would certainly make this for my front door! It's so fluffy!!!!Thanks for stopping by and joining TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS and sharing your pretty muslin rag wreath!

  4. Your wreath looks so pretty and fresh and fluffy for spring! If your spaces are full, I could certainly find a place for it in my home. :-)Mary Alice

  5. Ooooh, so pretty! I have to make this soon!I found you today thru Craft-O-Manic Linky Party, where I'm #318. I hope you will stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!~ Megin of VMG206

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  7. Holly – I think this is the cutest, frilliest, fluffiest, most romantic little wreath I've ever seen! I just LOVE it!!!! The fullness, the tattered edges are just perfection! I pinned it because I'll definitely be making this soon! Thank you for sharing it today! :)xoxo laurie

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  9. Hi Holly! I just saw the wreath like this that you sent to Mary Alice and had to come over and tell you how beautiful I thought it was! Such a creative idea for a lovely wreath! Hugs, Leena

  10. Love this! Just what I was looking for. Will be making one right away. Thank you for all of your fabulous posts. I've been perusing like crazy!

  11. Love this tutorial Holly, I definitely will be making this one and the burlap one too. Thank you for sharing it with us!Patty @ thatssopretty

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