I made this for @PrincessP in a personal swap. She lives in Australia where autumn starts in March. Luckily it only took a couple weeks to arrive!
It is very difficult to take a nice photo of a garland! Here all all the leaves before I assembled the garland:
It’s roughly 60” long with a little extra at either end for tying. I cut a 60” piece of yarn and did a mock-up on the guest room bed (center point marked with the scissors.
I struggled with the color combinations at first, but I was happy with the finished product. The rejected leaves have been repurposed as stuffing for repaired dog toys.