Make It Monday

So we have a Jubilee on the horizon & many garden parties & street parties are being planned, so todays tutoriol is on how to make bunting to decorate your gardens.









Paper bunting

paper bunting
Paper bunting is so quick and easy to make & a great idea to make with the children.  All you need is some pretty paper, scissors, glue and ribbon.
If you can find pictures in magazine with crowns or union jacks on or craft/wrapping paper with a royal or very British themes to them this is perfect but if cant then music paper or vintage florals work really well.

Simply cut triangles out of the paper - using this template if you want to make sure they are all the same size. Using pinking shears to give them a zig-zag edging is very effective.
Then simply glue the triangles along a length of ribbon.
Obviously as they are made of paper this bunting is not shower proof but is perfect for indoors.


  Fabric bunting

bunting If you make fabric bunting you can use it again and again and hang it indoors or out.  Again choose your fabric - you can use scraps of fabric in whatever pattern you choose.  Ditsy florals look pretty and work well for a vintage theme.  Or why not use red, blue and white triangles of fabric in a row to represent the Union Jack?
Cut your fabric into triangles as before.
Then you can either use strong fabric glue to glue your triangles to a long length of ribbon or sew it in place using a sewing machine.


                                                                                                                                                                                        sourced at Net mums

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