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Making a VooDoo Doll Wreath


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November 22, 2014

VooDoo Doll WreathThis colorful wreath is a great way to use up bits of felt and yarn! Get creative and make your own voodoo wreath.

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Supplies:

  • foam wreath form
  • yarn
  • felt
  • wire-edge ribbon
  • embroidery floss
  • scissors
  • sewing needle
  • polyfil
  • hot glue gun
  • floral wire
  • wire cutters

Steps:

  1. Draw your voodoo dolls onto a piece of paper and cut them out to use as templates.
  2. draw doll templates
     
    cut out templates
     
  3. Use rolls of tape to stick the templates to the felt. Cut two of each out of the felt color of your choosing.
  4. tape on template
     
    cut out felt
     
  5. Stitch on the mouth. Draw and cut out eyes and a heart if you chose. Attach them to the front of each doll with embroidery floss.
  6. stitch felt 2
     
    sew heart on doll
     
    sew felt eyes on doll
     
  7. Sew on button eyes and stitch any other details you want.
  8. add button eyes 3
     
    stitch details on doll
     
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  9. Then sew the front and back of each doll together, stuff with the polyfil, before sewing it all the way up. Attach hair if you desire.
  10. sew doll together
     
    add hair 1
     
    add hair 2
     
    finished voodoo dolls
     
  11. Cut out small pieces of coordinating felt and lengths of wire. Glue the felt to the doll with the wire in-between. I also used embroidery floss to add extra strength.
  12. attach wire to dolls 1
     
    attahc wire to dolls 2
     
  13. For the heart, cut out two hearts and cut one in half up the middle. Use floss to stitch it back together, then sew the two hearts together around the edges. Stuff it with polyfil before sewing it all the way up. Attach wire to the back in the same way as the dolls.
  14. make sewn heart 1
     
    make sewn heart 2
     
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  15. Wrap the wreath form with yarn. You can use one kind or various pieces from past projects. Attach the ends to the wreath with hot glue.
  16. wrap wreath with yarn 1
     
    wrap wreath with yarn 3
     
  17. Create a bow out of wire-edged ribbon. Attach it to the wreath using wire. I used a wooden spool in the center, but decorate it however you wish.
  18. add bow to wreath
     
  19. Make Felt Strip Flowers. Glue them into clusters, if you like. You can either glue them directly onto the wreath or attach them with wire like the other items.
  20. felt flowers
     
    glue flowers together
     
    attach wire to flowers
     
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  21. Attach the dolls, heart, and flowers to the wreath. Twist the wire tightly to the back of the wreath.
  22. attach dolls to wreath 2
     
    finished wreath 1
     
    finished wreath 2
     
  23. Add pins to the dolls and enjoy your wreath!
  24. pins in dolls 1
     
    pins in dolls 2
     
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December 9, 2015

This funky and fun Halloween Voodoo Doll wreath is a fun way to decorate for the holiday. Learn how we made it in this video!

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