I was asked to make a Halloween banner that said boo! (thanks, Angela!). I wanted to make sure I had all my bases covered (and hoping she’d like at least one of them 😉 )- so I made two banners.
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One Banner- Two WaysPosted on October 2, 2010
The first banner uses a zig zag stitch on the edges (I use a double layer of felt so the pennants have more body and hang better) using black thread. I strung the pennants on a simple black ribbon, but dressed it up with strips of ripped, striped Halloween fabric. It’s casual and fun and very festive!
Here’s the whole thing:
The next banner has medium sized ric rac sewn in between the layers of felt so that just half the trim is sticking out. I used a straight stitch and black thread. Then the pennants are tied together using three different colors of ribbon. I love how the fabric with the little looped edges mimics the look of the ric rac. This method was a little more difficult, but I think the classic, fancier look is worth it!
Gwen @ Gwenny PennyOctober 3, 2010 at 5:41 pm
It's hard to choose, but I think I like the ric rac banner a little better… the ric rac makes it stands out a little more. Nice work! These are both really cute.
Brande J.October 4, 2010 at 2:32 pm
I love the ric rac one! Darling! One of these I will be buying a banner from you! So crafty 🙂