How to Make a Scarecrow Face Wreath Out of Dollar Tree Items

The Crafty Pumpkins
by The Crafty Pumpkins
9 Materials
2 Hours

I saw this pumpkin wreath frame at Dollar Tree, and I remembered that I had a burlap chili sack. So, I figured I would put the chili sack to good use and make a scarecrow face wreath!

Materials needed:

  • Pumpkin wreath frame
  • Burlap sack
  • Black felt
  • Orange felt
  • Raffia
  • Black twine
  • Fall leaves
  • Fall flower
  • Fall ribbon
  • Fall material
  • Foam board
  • Hot glue
  • Glue gun (not shown)
Cutting the burlap sack

1. Cut the burlap

I cut the burlap sack to fit the pumpkin frame.

Gluing the burlap to the frame

2. Attach the burlap

I hot-glued the burlap to the frame. I used small clamps to hold it in place.

Gluing black twine to the pumpkin sections

3. Glue black twine

I followed the section lines on the frame to hot glue the black twine to reflect the pumpkin sections.

How to make the scarecrow's hat

4. Make the scarecrow's hat

I cut a triangle from foam board, 8 inches wide by 10 inches tall, for the hat. I covered the triangle with black felt.

Attaching the hat with clamps

5. Attach the hat

I used an 18 inches long by 4 inches tall piece of black felt to make the hat's brim. I attached it to the foam board and held it in place with clamps.

Using raffia for the scarecrow's hair

6. Make the scarecrow's hair

I used raffia for the scarecrow's hair.

Cutting out shapes for the facial features

7. Make the eyes, nose, and mouth

I cut two, 2 1/2 inch ovals from black felt for the eyes. I cut a 2 1/2 inch triangle with orange felt for the nose. I cut an 11-inch piece of black twine to use for the mouth.

Sewing around the orange triangle

8. Sew around the nose

I sewed black lines all around the orange triangle with black thread.

Fall flowers

9. Make the patch and add flowers

I cut a piece of fall fabric 2 inches by 2 inches, for the hat patch, a Fall flower, two leaves, and a piece of ribbon to decorate the hat. I hot-glued everything to the hat.

DIY scarecrow face wreath

DIY scarecrow face wreath

Here's the finished DIY scarecrow wreath! What do you think of this cute scarecrow? Let me know in the comments below.

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