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No Sew Stars and Stripes Wreath

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Welcome the June edition of No-Sew projects. With Independence Day just around the corner, we decided to go with a patriotic theme. Who doesn't love a little red, white and blue!

I'll be sharing how I made my No-Sew Stars and Stripes Wreath with a pool noodle.

Be sure to check out the links at the end of the post to see these other fabulous bloggers in the No-Sew Hop!

 

Patriotic No Sew Projects from top bloggers!

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

This wreath comes together very quickly. It will be such fun for our 4th of July party at our family beach cottage.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

I purchased a few pool noodles at the dollar store back when they first started putting out spring and summer items. I knew they'd get great use.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

I had the quilt batting already in the attic. I decided to wrap the pool noodle with strips of it to give it a thicker look.

I purchased 1/2 a yard of each fabric.

The Heat N' Bond is an extra firm fusible interfacing. All it does is gives the fabric a thickness,weight to it so it becomes somewhat stiff. Otherwise, the stars would be too flimsy to use.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

You can see the quilted batting. I wrapped it in wide strips around the noodle. I secured it with straight pins.

I then cut roughly 2-1/2 inch strips of the red ticking. I simply wrapped it around the noodle and secured with pins from behind.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

I made a set of 3 stars in graduated sizes with Picmonkey. I'll share those in a moment.

Follow the instructions on the interfacing. Then on the wrong side of the fabric, trace the stars and cut out with scissors. I could have done with my Silhouette Cameo, but the cuts are so simple. I just did it the old-fashioned way.No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

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No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

Simply print the stars on a full-page of card stock. Cut them out and you have your pattern.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

The chalkboard hanging plaque is from Walmart. It's another item that I already had on hand.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

See how that interfacing makes the stars stand at attention. They are layered together with hot glue. Hot glue adheres the stars to the wreath.

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

You can easily change out the chalkboard plaque for other patriotic celebrations!

 

No-sew stars and stripes wreath made with a pool noodle by Our Southern Home

 

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6 Comments

  1. Such a great idea to use a pool noodle as the base of this wreath. I have done that before but never wrapped it with fiber – that is brilliant. I love the way you also layered the stars. So easy but so much impact. I loved being part of this No Sew Showcase with you. 🙂 xxoo, Barb

  2. Oh my goodness… what a cute idea! I love that the message on the chalkboard banner can be changed!!! I’m so happy your joined our NO SEW group!!!!

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