Fall Burlap Topiary

Create this Burlap Topiary to bring the fall season into your home with autumn décor. The natural burlap ribbon in a variety of colors makes this a festive harvest craft.

  • Time Required:2 Hours
  • Difficulty Level:Intermediate

Step-by-Step Instructions

Print InstructionsShop Ribbons Needed
  • Step 1: Cut 68 1 ½” X 1 ½” squares of Offray Burlap, Wired Edge in each of the following colors: Orange, Apple, Natural, Yellow and Russet.
  • Step 2: Cut 68 2 ½” X 2 ½” squares of Offray Burlap, Wired Edge in each of the following colors Orange, Apple, Natural, Yellow and Russet.
  • Step 3: Cut 84 2 ½” X 2 ½” squares of Offray Burlap, Wired Edge in Apple.
  • Step 4: Make stacks of three alternating colors with the 1 ½” X 1 ½” and 2 ½” X 2 ½” squares. Stick an upholstery tack through the center of each stack.
  • Step 5: Curl the wired edges of each square up to form a flower shape.
  • Step 6: Begin securing each stack to the ball topiary. To ensure the tacks remain secure in the topiary, place glue on each tack before inserting it into the foam.
  • Step 7: Once both foam topiary balls are covered, make stacks of two 2 ½” squares of apple burlap, secure with an upholstery tack and secure in to the base of the topiary.
  • Step 8: Place finished topiary into the clay pot and secure with glue.
  • Step 9: Wrap the 1 ½” natural Offray Burlap, Wired Edge around the lip of the clay pot and secure with glue.
  • Step 10: Using the remaining 1 ½” natural Offray Burlap, Wired Edge, make a bow. Glue the bow to the front of the pot, on top of the burlap wrapped around the lip of the pot.
  • Step 11: Glue a burlap flower to the center of the bow.

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Price Per Yard: $1.24

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