Bring glad "tie-dings" to your door: Knot fabric strips around a wire frame for a custom wreath.

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Designer: Pam Neuendorffor for Anna Griffin, Inc.

Materials

*    2 yards total assorted holiday prints (strips)

*    18"-diameter wire wreath frame (available at crafts stores)

*    Ribbon (hanger; optional)

*    Rotary cutter with pinking blade and mat

*    Acrylic ruler

Finished wreath: 22" diameter (including strips)

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

Cut Fabrics

From assorted holiday prints, use a pinking blade and rotary cutter, mat, and acrylic ruler to cut:

*    Enough 1"-wide strips 6"-8" long to cover wreath

Assemble Wreath

1.    Tie a 1"-wide fabric strip onto the inner ring of the wire wreath frame using an overhand knot (see photo). Pull knot tight. Adjust so right side of fabric faces out.

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2.    In the same manner, add additional strips in a random pattern until all rings have been covered and an eye-appealing balance of prints and colors has been achieved. If needed to fill in areas, tie on more strips to complete wreath.

3.    If desired, thread a length of ribbon through a ring on back of wreath; knot to make a hanging loop.