Wheat Art: Harvest Favors, Hearts and Knots

If the art piece is already made, it will be mailed out in two to three days. If the piece needs to be handmade, Marian will need one to three weeks. Marian will be in communication with the customer through email, text, or phone during this time.

Material - Each piece is made from hand-cut Kansas Hard Red Winter Wheat

Kansas Favor: Harvest decorations come in many forms as a favor or token. This Kansas Favor is one of the simplest and uses four to six straws tied at the base of the wheat heads. As the plaiting builds it creates a long, pliable length of round or zigzag textured straws. When finished the ends are tied back onto itself, forming a lovely looped shape. A red and black checked ribbon decorates the favor or Marian will work with the customer for ribbon variations.
Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 3¼” w x 7½”h cardstock for packaging.

Country Favor: Harvest decorations come in many forms as a favor or token. This harvest token is called the Country Favor and is made with four to six straws tied at the base of the wheat heads. The straw is plaited using one of several techniques. Before tying the plait back to the heads, it is given a full circle twist which creates a smaller loop within the larger one. A green and white checked ribbon decorates the favor or Marian will work with the customer for ribbon variations.
Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 3 ¾” w x 7½”h cardstock for packaging.

Kansas Heart Favor: Perhaps the favorite harvest designs is the Kansas Heart Favor. Four or six straws are tied at the base of the wheat heads and are plaited using one of several different techniques. A red and black checked ribbon decorates the favor or Marian will work with the customer for ribbon variations.
Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 3½” w x 7½”h cardstock for packaging.

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Manufacturer: Marian Vavra Wheat Art
$16.50

Kansas Heart-Simplicity: Hearts are symbols of love, tenderness, compassion, caring, and kindness. This heart is plaited or entwined using twelve stems of wheat, six on each side. This heart is decorated with a simple red and black checked bow or Marian will work with the customer for ribbon variations.

Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 7” w x 8½”h cardstock for packaging.

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Kansas Heart-Floral: Hearts are symbols of love, tenderness, compassion, caring, and kindness. This heart is plaited or entwined using twelve stems of wheat, six on each side. This heart is decorated with several pink silk flowers, a green leaf, and two ribbons or Marian will work with the customer for embellishments and ribbon variations.

Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 7” w x 8½”h cardstock for packaging.

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Heartland Heart: Kansas is in the middle of America’s heartland known for growing bountiful, beautiful wheat. This heart has a folk style to it with the curvy sides and the embellishments at the top. Fourteen headless straw stems, seven straws on each side, are used to wrap around the straw core. A button with a corded bow decorates the Heartland Heart or Marian will work with the customer for variations.

Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 4” w x 6”h cardstock for packaging.

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Celtic Lovers’ Knot: Love between people is celebrated in the Celtic culture by various interlocking lines. Here two, four-straw plaits are entwined one within the other to form the lovers’ token. A red and black checked ribbon decorates the knot or Marian will work with the customer for ribbon variations.

Size - The size varies due to the natural properties of wheat. The piece is sewn into place on a 3½” w x 6”h cardstock for packaging.

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Material - Each piece is made from hand-cut Kansas Hard Red Winter Wheat