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Gift-Topper Leaf

Source: Martha Stewart Living


  • Hot-glue gun

  • Miniature wooden clothespin

  • Ribbon

  • Embedded wires

  • Disappearing-ink pen

  • Fusible webbing

  • Woven wool fabric

  • Card stock

  • Scissors

  • Floral wire

  • Felt

  • Iron


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

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

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

  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.

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