Posted: Nov 09, 2012 9:00 AM
Bring the beautiful colors of fall indoors with this easy and fun fall leaf garland. Gather the kids to help you cut out leaf shaped pieces of felt, then work together to string them along some pretty yarn. You’ll have the perfect fall garland to decorate your mantel or swag over a window.

Something about the rich colors and hearty texture of felt just says fall. The rustic simplicity of these felt leaves strung along some chunky yarn makes this garland the perfect fall decoration. You'll definitely want to add this tutorial, inspired by A Beautiful Mess, to your fall craft to-do list!

Fall leave garland materials

What you'll need

  • Felt in assorted fall colors
  • Coordinating yarn
  • Scissors
  • Large yarn needle

What you'll do

Fall leave garland step 1

Cut out 4-inch leaf shapes in assorted colors from your felt.

Fall leave garland step 2

Cut a piece of yarn the length you would like your garland to be. Then tie a knot in one end.

Fall leave garland step 3

Thread the other end of the yarn through your needle.

Fall leave garland step 4

Starting at one end, feed your needle through the felt leaf.

Fall leave garland step 5

Pull the yarn all the way through, and sew a few stitches across the leaf.

Fall leave garland step 6

Keep adding leaves, alternating between colors until you have reached the end of your yarn.

Fall leave garland step 7

Once all of the leaves are on the yarn, tie another knot at the end of the yarn.

Fall leave garland step 8

Find a pretty place to hang your lovely felt fall leaf garland!

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