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“Wooly Pines Wreath” Workshop


Mary Annunziato

Havre De Grace, MD

Jackie Burke 

Bel Air, MD

Dates: Morning – Saturday, August 21, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Class Fee: $60.00 / Sauder Village Member $50.00  
Supply Fee: $20.00 - payable to teacher during class
Location: Founder’s Hall – Stage Right

Annunziato-W1Description: Learn to fringe and twirl beautiful strips of textured and hand-dyed wools to decorate your grapevine wreath with colorful wool branches, nubby wool pinecones, and an innovative bow. 

Start by fringing wool strips, twirling the 24 wool branches and clustering each row. Then, you'll practice making our unique wool pinecones made from pre-sewn strips. In the middle of the wreath branches you’ll add a 5-stem bow, created from wool leaves. The next step is to attach all of these elements to a 12” grapevine wreath. To customize your wreath, you’ll be able to choose from autumn colors or beautiful greens. The techniques are easy and the results are beautiful!

Your finished wreath is ready to display as is or add a homemade flower or pumpkin (embellishments sold separately). Mary and Jackie will also talk about other options for wool and embellishment to create wreaths for the seasons, themes, and more. 

(If you want to jump start your Autumn decorating, sign up for the Saturday afternoon workshop and make a Jack Squat Pumpkin, the perfect addition for a Wooly Pines Autumn Wreath.) 

Once you learn these Wooly Pines techniques, you will have the skills to create some of their other designs and projects, like a Feather or Willow Tree and Lavender Bouquet.… so, this is just the beginning! 


Teacher will contact students prior to class:

Level: Everyone welcome, no prior knowledge or experience required. 

Supply description: 12” grapevine wreath, wool (for branches, pinecones & bow), wire, & florist tape.

Students Need to Bring:  None

Annunziato-W3Bio: Mary Annunziato and Jackie Burke:  For the past six years Mary and Jackie have partnered as "Wooly Pines" creating and teaching their own beautiful design of the wool tree. Naturally they have "branched out" to new and exclusively designed lavender, willows, wreaths, and flowers. Their teaching has taken them to many states to teach at basket guilds and quilt, fiber and wool shops. Jackie, retiree from the Department of Defense after 37 years' service, has over 30 years of experience in decorative painting and continues to enjoy making rag quilts, wool projects and gourd art. Mary, mother of three, also has over 30 years’ experience in painting and enjoys hand sewing and basket making.

Registration starts at 10 am on November 18th, 2020
Follow this link for information on the registration form:
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