Below I’ve outlined all of the steps in photos–it’s quite intuitive and easy to make your own. Luckily, this isn’t a project that must be done perfectly to be successful!
This is a pretty versatile tutorial–you can use the same technique to make tiny garlands to embellish gifts, big color-coordinated garlands to wrap around your Christmas tree, or just do what I did and make something to liven up your workspace. You don’t have to use just magazines for this project either–here are some other ideas:
Use newspaper for a shabby black and white color scheme
Fringe the sides of the circles after sewing them–fan them out and fluff the fringe!
Cut the paper into different shapes–hearts, squares, flowers…
Vary the sizes of the circles from stack to stack as you sew
Make this project with other meaningful materials–cut big circles out of old greeting cards, saving the signatures of your loved ones. Reuse old school papers from your college years or artwork from a particularly prolific child in your life.