Foam wreath-- for this project I used a 12 inch wreath
7 sheets of red felt
7 sheets of white felt
5 sheets of blue felt
400+ stick pins
I was able to buy all of my supplies at my local JoAnn store.
Cut your felt into 2 inch squares, doesn't have to be exact.
Each wreath will have a varying number of felt squares. I start with cutting five sheets of red and white felt, then cut more if you need to fill in more of your wreath. Cut 3 sheets of your blue felt, cutting more when you need it.
Time to start building your wreath! Take a felt square, fold it corner to opposite corner, then corner to opposite corner again to get a "folded triangle". Pin your triangle to the wreath.
Keep folding your squares and pinning them next to each other around the wreath. I don't fill in the back of my wreath, as you see below, but I do fill in the top and the inside circle.
As pictured here in the bottom left corner I use white ribbon to hang up the wreath. Before I pin down the white section, I wrap ribbon around the wreath then cover with felt. I use about 2 yards so I have some play with how long the ribbon will be to hang it up.
Once my wreath has been filled in, I use a hot glue gun to glue down the stars onto the blue section. While this process is super easy, it can take some time! My first wreath took me over 6 hours from start to finish, this wreath took me just about three hours.
I hope this tutorial helps you make your own red, white and blue wreath! I look forward to seeing your creations.
To see my first red, white and blue wreath, click here!
If you have any questions, leave them in the comment section and I'll answer the best I can! Have an awesome day.