How to Make Felted Fall Leaves and Dress Up Your Autumn Wardrobe

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Tina_Hilton Tina Hilton, contributor
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Knit a corsage of autumn leaves that will never wilt.
Dig out your salad spinner to felt your leaves eco-friendly style.
Subtle felting effects will be achieved by using the spinner versus the washer.
Knit a corsage of autumn leaves that will never wilt.

Knit a corsage of autumn leaves that will never wilt.

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I used a vintage button that reminds me of an acorn to tie it all together. Pin to your shirt or jacket for a splash of color and a ton of compliments. 


Thanks to my friend Chris Sheets for modeling the corsage. You look great!

Secure it to your hat, scarf, purse . . . whatever needs a new look for the season. Dress up your home for the holidays—pin them to your drape tiebacks, napkin rings, or make an autumn wreath.

Barrette
Take a tired old hair clasp and give it new life by gluing a felted leaf directly onto it. I used white craft glue and a 99-cent barrette to make this designer coiffure clip.


Use a barrette that is the exact size of the leaf for a custom look. A glue gun versus craft glue is best if you have one.

 


You can never have enough glue! Take the time to hold the leaf to the clip until it sets a bit.

 

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