DIY Holiday Wreath

What you are going to need:

Glue gun
Ribbon (I used 1″ & 7/8″ ribbon)
Cut the ribbon into 24+ 36″ strips (I used satin, organza and grosgrain)
Flatback pearls or other decorations
Fabric Stiffen


Here are my 36″ strips cut I made extra just in case


Take your needle and sew a running stitch like shown above all the way to the end of the ribbon.


I pulled the ribbon to start the flower as I kept sewing along the running stitch

20151114_181546941_iOS 20151114_182240151_iOSOnce you are to the end pull to form a flower. When you pull the thread the ribbon will form a circle on its own.

Note: (if the ribbon turns the wrong way as you’re pulling it simply turn it the right way and keep forming the circle.)


I took my needle through the ribbon several times along the inner circle to make sure it was extra tight and secure.

Now you want to follow the first 3 steps until all the flowers are formed.


I used several different colors


Take a 36″ strip of ribbon tie in a knot at the top for hanging


Now you want to begin placing the flowers. I started at the knot. I used hot glue to hold them together (you can sew them instead). Continue until you form a circle. Once you have all of the flowers placed like you want them. I completed mine with some flatback pearls and then I used some fabric stiffen that I purchased at Michael’s. You can purchase it from any hobby store. And….