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« on: November 01, 2009 01:47:18 PM »



1: Click Here http://mycutestamps.com/leaves.pdf to download my Leaves Pattern PDF file.

2: Print the file, then cut out the leaves.


3: Trace Leaf shapes onto felt. I chose felt in 4 different fall colors. I used a white pencil to trace the leaves onto the dark felt colors.
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4: Cut leaf shapes out of felt.


5: Using an embroidery floss, stitch the leaf veins onto each leaf.
I used a gold colored floss which I thought was a little thick, so I pulled 3 strands out of the floss to make it easier to stitch. You could save some time, and use a gold glitter glue or fabric paint to make the leaf veins instead.


6: Decide how you want to place your leaves.


7: stitch leaves to a rick rack or ribbon.

8: Hang your new Thanksgiving garland and enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010 08:54:34 AM »

It looks lovely!  I wonder if I have enough spare time this week to whip one up!  Thanks so much for the detailed instructions Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2010 12:45:19 PM »

Thanks for this! I want to make mine so the leaves run horizontal, instead of hanging by the stems. We don't get much pretty leaves here, so this is the perfect decor for me!
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2011 11:18:03 PM »

 Smiley i loved the tutorial! can't wait to make mine!
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« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2011 07:42:42 PM »

GAH! this is great.
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2012 04:28:15 AM »

What a simple, but incredibly cute idea. Think I will make one of these
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« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2013 09:22:30 AM »

What a cute project, thanks so much for sharing it.   Smiley
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