DIY St. Patrick's Day Green Plaid Rag Wreath

       Repurposing clothes from the thrift store 
is both thrifty and popular these days. 
rag wreath assembly on wire wreath form

But I skipped the thrift store all together for this project.

Truth is I've been eyeing this green and blue plaid pair of pajama pants that belonged to my husband. 

Every time I did the laundry I thought about how great this plaid was and how perfect it would be for a St. Patrick's Day project. 

When they finally sprung a hole in the seat it was my lucky day🍀

I began by making little cuts every inch or so across the legs of the pajama pants then tore the fabric across the grain to make strips.

Tearing strips of green plaid

scissors and strips of green plaid

I cut a wire wreath form apart and used only the inside 2 rings for this wreath. 

You can read about what I did with the extra outer ring in this post... Easy Spring Wreath.

strips of green plaid pajama pants

I cut the strips into pieces about 5" long then tied them to the metal rings. 

strips tied to wire frame

The strips are tied to both the inner and outer rings all the way around the wreath. 

St. Patrick's Day rag wreath with felt shamrocks

I pinned a felt shamrock to each side of the wreath.

As luck would have it these pajama pants also had a draw string that I used to hang the wreath. 

DIY St. Patrick's Day Plaid Rag Wreath hanging on a lettered sign

My husband wondered how I had so much motivation to make a wreath when all he really needed was for me to sew the hole in his pants. 

But I swear this pair of pajama pants looks so much better as a wreath! 

And see what I made with the rest of the fabric by visiting this bold link! 

rag wreath on shiplap wall

St. Patrick's Day Plaid Wreath on shiplap wall and lettered sign

And it didn't even require a trip to the thrift store. 

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st pat's day rag wreath with overlay

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Take a look at a couple more St. Patrick's Day projects:

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .