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Project

Gift-Topper Leaf

Materials

  • Maple-leaf template
  • Oak-leaf template
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Miniature wooden clothespin
  • Ribbon
  • Embedded wires
  • Disappearing-ink pen
  • Fusible webbing
  • Woven wool fabric
  • Card stock
  • Scissors
  • Floral wire
  • Felt
  • Iron

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Download maple-leaf or oak-leaf template, resizing as desired, and print onto card stock. Cut out template.

  2. Step 2

    Lay template on a piece of felt; trace with a disappearing-ink pen.

  3. Step 3

    Lay a piece of fusible webbing on traced felt. Cut 2 pieces of floral wire (1 shorter than leaf, 1 longer and bent into a V). Arrange both wires on top of webbing to mimic leaf veins (below). Lay a piece of woven-wool fabric on top. Iron, following webbing manufacturer's instructions.

  4. Step 4

    Position template on felt side of fused fabric, using embedded wires as a guide. Trace with disappearing-ink pen, and cut out leaf.

  5. Step 5

    With a hot-glue gun, affix a miniature wooden clothespin to felt side of leaf. Use clothespin to attach to a ribbon on package.

Source
Martha Stewart Living

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