In this tutorial video, This Southern Girl Can demonstrates how to create a simple and beautiful Halloween wreath using the pull through method.
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The wreath is made with mesh and a sign, eliminating the need for excessive decorations like ribbon. The presenter walks through the steps of starting the wreath, filling up each section using the pull through method, and skipping the crossbars to create ruffles.
- The pull through method is a simple and effective way to create a full wreath using mesh and a sign.
- Skipping the crossbars when filling up each section creates ruffles and adds texture to the wreath.
- Using pipe cleaners or zip ties to attach the sign to the wreath frame is a lightweight and secure option.
To make this simple Halloween wreath, the following materials are needed:
- Wreath frame
- Deco mesh (10-inch mesh, 10 feet on the roll)
- Pipe cleaners or zip ties (for attaching the sign to the wreath frame)
The mesh should be chosen to fit the desired color scheme. The pull-through method is used to attach the mesh to the wreath frame, eliminating the need for additional decorations such as ribbon. The wreath frame should be chosen based on the desired size of the wreath.
Starting The Wreath
To make a Halloween wreath, the crafter needs a wreath frame, mesh, and a sign. The mesh can be of any color, but the one used in the video is half orange and black, and half purple and black.
The crafter uses the pull-through method, which involves rolling out the mesh, placing the wreath frame on top of it, and sandwiching the mesh in between the frame.
The crafter then pulls up some mesh, scrunches it over to the side, and repeats the process until one section of the wreath is full. The crafter can use one roll of mesh to go all the way around the wreath.
The process is repeated for the entire wreath, skipping the crossbars and pulling up the mesh on the other side.
Once the mesh is on the wreath, the crafter can attach the sign using pipe cleaners or zip ties. The wreath is now complete and ready to be hung.
Pull Through Method
The pull through method is a simple and easy technique for creating a beautiful and full wreath without the need for a lot of ribbon or other decorations. This method involves using a wreath frame, deco mesh, and a sign.
To begin, the crafter rolls out the mesh and lays the wreath frame on top of it. They then pull one end of the mesh up between the frame and sandwich it in between the mesh. They repeat the process with the other end of the mesh, holding the corners together and pulling it up to create ruffles.
The crafter continues to pull up a little bit of mesh and scrunch it over to the side until one section is as full as they want it. They then skip the crossbar and repeat the process, pulling up a little bit of mesh and scrunching it over until they reach the end of the wreath.
Once the mesh is in place, the crafter can attach a sign using pipe cleaners or zip ties. The pull through method is a great way to create a beautiful wreath with minimal materials and effort.
Filling Up The Section
In this section, the Southern Girl demonstrates how to make a Halloween wreath using a pull-through method with deco mesh. The materials required for this wreath include a wreath frame, deco mesh, and a sign.
She recommends using a 10-inch mesh, and the technique involves sandwiching the wreath frame between the mesh and scrunching the mesh over to create ruffles.
She also suggests checking out Mel’s Crafty Mojo for different styles of mesh and decorations for wreaths. The pull-through method eliminates the need for ribbon and other decorations, making the wreath simple to put together.
To attach the sign to the wreath, she uses pipe cleaners, but zip ties can also be used.
Overall, the pull-through method with deco mesh is an easy and effective way to create a beautiful and full Halloween wreath without the need for additional decorations.
Skipping The Crossbars
In this section, she demonstrates how to create a Halloween wreath using the pull-through method with deco mesh. The wreath can be made without adding any ribbon or other decorations.
To begin, she rolls out the mesh and lays the wreath frame on top of it. Then, she pulls one end of the mesh up and around the frame, sandwiching it in between the mesh. She repeats this process, pulling up a little bit of mesh and scrunching it over to the side to create ruffles until one section of the wreath is full.
When she reaches a crossbar, they skip it and continue with the pull-through method on the other side of the crossbar. She repeats this process all the way around the wreath until it is complete. Once the mesh is in place, she attaches a lightweight pumpkin sign to the wreath using pipe cleaners. The sign is secured to the wreath frame underneath the mesh.
She notes that if the wreath will be exposed to extreme weather conditions, zip ties or zip tie mounts can be used instead of pipe cleaners. She also provides a link to a website where viewers can find more wreath-making supplies.
Finishing The First Layer
To finish the first layer of the Halloween wreath, the crafter starts by rolling out the 10-inch deco mesh and laying the wreath frame on top of it.
Next, they sandwich the mesh between the frame and pull up the corners to create ruffles.
The crafter repeats this process, pulling up a little bit of mesh and scrunching it over until one section of the wreath is full.
This technique does not require any ribbon or additional decorations, just the mesh, frame, and sign. The crafter skips the crossbars and continues pulling up the mesh until they reach the end of the wreath.
Finally, they use a zip tie to secure the mesh and trim off any excess. The second layer is made using the same technique, working around the innermost ring and attaching the sign to the wreath frame using pipe cleaners.
Adding The Second Layer
To add the second layer to the wreath, the crafter will need a second roll of mesh, preferably in a different color. The crafter will work around the innermost ring of the wreath frame, using the same technique as before.
The mesh will be pulled up and scrunched over to create ruffles, with the edges matched up to ensure a neat appearance. The crafter will continue this process until the entire innermost ring is covered in mesh.
Once the second layer of mesh is in place, the crafter can attach a sign to the wreath using pipe cleaners or zip ties. The sign is lightweight, so pipe cleaners will suffice, but zip tie mounts can be used for a more secure attachment. The pipe cleaners will be run down through the mesh and attached to the wreath frame underneath.
The wreath can be fluffed and adjusted as needed to achieve the desired appearance. The finished wreath will be full and beautiful without the need for additional decorations.
Attaching The Sign
To attach the sign to the wreath frame, the Southern Girl in the video used pipe cleaners. The sign was lightweight, so the pipe cleaners were sufficient to hold it in place.
To attach the sign, she ran the pipe cleaners down through the mesh and wrapped them around a part of the wreath frame that did not have any mesh on it.
Then, she tightened the pipe cleaners down to secure the sign in place.
She advised viewers that the hot glue she used to attach the pipe cleaners would work just fine for her area during the Halloween season, but zip ties and zip tie mounts could be a more secure option.
Once the sign was attached, the wreath was complete and ready to be hung up for the Halloween season.