I've been dying to do a Pendant Banner (or I've seen them called Bunting, as well, although that makes me think more of DESSERT than decoration) for a while.
I had some extra fabric leftover from Hunter's No-Sew Tie Applique Shirt and Avery's shirt so I figured I'd add to my patriotic decorations that have been slowly creeping through the house.
I found a pendant template online but I'm sorry to say I can't find the darn link again. So you can just google it, which is what I originally did! I cut out my template and then got to work.
|Don't look TOO closely though...I SERIOUSLY need to paint my nails! Stat!|
Now just an FYI, this is a very rough, NOT-fancy banner. ;-) It has frayed edges and I kinda like the roughness and how it looks with the red, white and blue colors. Once I learn how to sew, however, that feeling might change. Heh heh.
I ironed all the cut triangles and then plugged in my trusty glue gun.
Insert whiny 2 1/2 (almost 3, holy crap!) year old boy who wanted to be cuddled HERE:
I took my pretty, NOT fancy, triangles...
....and then glued them onto the sparkly red jute, all while managing to burn my fingertips a couple of times.
And a couple of minutes later? DONE-zo!!!
I love it!
And so do the kids. Hunter told me, "Mama, boo-tiful banner!"
Go make your own "boo-tiful" banner. You won't be sorry!