Simple Leaf Crafts

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We love DIY craft projects, so we're clearly going crazy for the new book Craft-a-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects, by Sarah Goldschadt. These three crafts are some of our favorites from the book, but all 365 have us dying to get craft happy!

Leaf Garland
Leaf Garland

Supplies:
Pencil
Parchment paper
Scissors
Brown, orange and yellow paper
Embroidery thread
Embroidery needle

Directions:
1. Trace the leaf template (see slide 6) onto parchment paper with a pencil.
2. Transfer pattern and cut as many shapes as desired out of brown, orange and yellow card stock.
3. Thread needle with embroidery thread.
4. Take a large straight stitch across the bottom of a leaf, near the stem, poking the needle down through one side and up through the other. Leave a length of thread and then take another straight stitch through the next leaf.
5. Repeat until you have reached the desired length of garland.

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