Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath {DIY}

Making a Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath is a DIY craft that is super easy, cheap {or free} if you have fabric laying around and perfect for jazzing up your holiday decorating or parties!  It’s a fabulous way to recycle wire hangers instead of just throwing them out, too.  All it takes is a few snips of the scissors, some fun tearing action and tying some knots!

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Directions for Making a Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath:

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

First:  Find the material you’d like to use as well as a wire hanger.

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Second:  Manipulate/bend the hanger into a heart shape.

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Step 1:  Snip the material at 1 to 1.5 inch intervals with scissors.

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Step 2:  Tear the material starting where you snipped into strips.

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Step 3:  Cut the length of the strips down so they aren’t so long {if they are} .  I made my strips 10″ and 8″ but you can make yours whatever length you’d like.   Most people make their strips shorter. I wanted a longer look.  My only advise it not to make your strips too short or you might have  difficulty tying them on the hanger.

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Step 4:  Tie the strips of material onto the heart shaped hanger in an alternating pattern if you are using more than one material pattern.

Fabric Scrap Heart Wreath

Step 5:  You are done!  Doesn’t it look fun? Super easy, right?  Now you can display it in your home for a vintage look, or, it’s perfect for embellishing a holiday or event.  I made mine for my daughters cupcake themed birthday party and it was the perfect compliment!

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  1. I have so much fabric that I could do this for every holiday and regular day of the year!

    Cute idea… we may have to pull the totes out and see what we can do.

  2. Tamara and I tried it out, Angie. Thanks!


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