What materials do I need to make a Christmas wreath?
Materials needed to construct a Christmas wreath include a pruning shears, scissors, wreath frame, No. 22 or 24 gauge florist wire, wire cutter and evergreen branches. Decorative materials, such as ribbon (bows), pine cones, holly, various fruits and ornaments may be used to finish the wreath.
How much ribbon do you need to make a bow for a wreath?
How much ribbon is needed for a wreath bow? An average-sized bow uses about 3 yards of ribbon.
How do you tie a bow with Martha Stewart ribbon?
Martha’s Favorite Bow
- Shape two evenly sized loops, one in each side of the ribbon.
- Cross right loop over left one.
- Knot loops by threading right loop behind left one, under, and up through the hole; make sure ribbon is not twisted or bunched.
- Pull loops into a smooth knot.