Wreathmaking for the First Time

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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Wreaths for the holidays, wreaths for the corner, wreaths that accent a mirror: whatever wreath you want to make, just ask “how?” and here’s the answer. Open the covers, and inside this very basic primer you’ll find a cornucopia of exquisite ideas that anyone can master, from simple wreaths that use a pre-made straw form to ones that incorporate interesting found objects. A general section on the fundamentals will get you started; then start crafting some basic designs, including wreaths made with pussy willows or snake grass, a Vertical Wall Festoon, and a Japanese River Cane or Oriental Bamboo Wreath. Hang the Spring Wreath outside, or go Western with a wreath fashioned out of rope. A gallery showcases beautiful examples of the craft.
 

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How do I use a straw form to How do I embellish a purchased wreath?
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How do I make a grapevine wreath? 19 Elegant Fresh Wreath
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How do I use a Styrofbam form
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How do I use a wire form to How do I make an aromatic
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How do I attach a wreath to
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How do I make a whorlshaped wreath? 62 Window Frame Wreath
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