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How to Create Buffalo Plaid from Kunin Felt

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Love the Buffalo Plaid trend, but not sure how to re-create it at home?  My rustic, whimsical, and farmhouse-inspired Hoop Wreath will teach you how to create Buffalo Plaid from just three colors of felt!  The perfect way to greet your guests all winter long.  Easy to find Craft Store Home Decor items make this a quick DIY to create in about an hour, let me show you how.


Create Buffalo Plaid with 3 Colors of Felt

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Here’s what you will need to make a Plaid Hoop Wreath:

Here’s how to make Buffalo Plaid from Kunin Felt:


In a well-ventilated area or outside, spray the embroidery hoop and wooden greeting with Design Master ColorTool Walnut Wood spray stain.  Design Master is a professional spray paint that provides excellent coverage and dries super quick.

Simple craft store materials are used to create a farmhouse style hoop wreath Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaid



From yardage, cut a 16” by 16” square of Kunin Classic™ Felt Red, insert in the embroidery hoop, pull gently to make felt taught and then tighten the screw at the top.  Trim excess from the back of the hoop.

Stretch Red Kunin Felt onto embroidery hoop to create a wreath base Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaid



Measure and cut 2” by 2” squares – nine (9) from Kunin Premium™ Felt Black and twenty-four (24) from Kunin Premium™ Felt Charcoal.  I like to use the Stabilo Aquarellable White Pencil to trace onto dark colors of felt.  Layout Buffalo Plaid pattern, starting with the black square in the center and alternating with charcoal squares.

Measure and cut squaCreatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaidres of black and grey Kunin Felt


Once you are pleased with the composition, attach squares with fabric glue.  Let the glue dry.  Once dry, carefully trim the edges.

Attach Kunin Felt squares to red base to create a buffalo plaid pattern Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaid



Draw simple tree shapes on plain paper, cut out and fit on to the front of the hoop.  Then trace trees onto Kunin Premium™ Felt Kelly Green, Olive, and Apple Green.  Cut out and attach to hoop with fabric glue.

Cut out simple tree shapes from shades of green Kunin Felt Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaid


To finish, attach faux pine greenery, pine cones and a burlap bow to the top center of the hoop wreath with the glue gun and glue sticks.

Attach faux greenery and a burlap bow to finish the farmhouse style Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaid

Farmhouse Inspired Buffalo Plaid Hoop Wreath

I hope you will use my tutorial on how to create Buffalo Plaid Hoop Wreath as a jumping-off point to showcase your creativity and create some craft store home decor.  Swap out the trees for a house or deer silhouette for a custom creation!

Create Buffalo Plaid with Kunin Felt Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #farmhouse #hoopwreath #buffaloplaid

Felt is an easy, versatile, and forgiving medium that allows you to create affordable but trendy projects whether you are a beginner or an expert crafter! For more Kunin Felt crafts click through and check out my Pom Pom Snowflake Pillow stuffed with a pillow form from Fairfield World. Create a cute Polar Bear Hoop Wreath for a cozy Winter welcome. For Valentine's Day made an Ombre Felt Fringed Heart with complete step-by-step instructions.

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