Flags, banners and swags add a special decorative element to any event. These flags are an easy sew project that tie together to spell out any greeting.
Don’t have much time? Then check out the quickie mini flag project.
Create a triangle or rectangle shape of any size. These flag patterns are made using one sheet of computer paper. Our finished flags measures 7″ long .
WHAT YOU NEED:
Basic equipment and notions.
Pattern making tools:
Fabric: 1/3rd yard of 45″ wide cotton will make 4 triangle flags or 3 rectangle flags.
24″ ribbon for each flag.
Use lightweight fusible nylon knit interfacing if your fabric is one that frays like mad.
1)GET READY: make a pattern from computer paper
Fold paper in half lengthwise. Mark triangle shape and cut out.
2)GET SET: CUT OUT
On right side of fabric, pin a 12″ ribbon to each top corner.
TIP: For best stitched corners , click here for sewing instructions.
You can make appliqués using paper backed fusible web. Click here for instructions how. Here are a bunch of flags ready for a clever greeting.
Having an event? Go all-out and sew coordinating Placemats to enhance your theme.
Get festive! E