• Craft Cotton Co

Football Pennant Flag and Bunting

Project by Michelle Roberts at CreativeBlonde

Get World Cup 2022 ready! Follow this tutorial, to make your own football pennant flag and bunting, using the gorgeous football fabrics from Craft Cotton Co, a great project to make with the kids this summer.

Please read through all the instructions before starting your project


Approx. Finished size of flag 9” x 10.5” (not including the hanging twine)

Finished bunting length 49” x 7” (not including hanging ribbon)

seam allowance ¼”,

RST – Right Sides Together

FMQ – Free Motion Quilting


Materials

Half meter of football fabric

FQ black fabric

12” length of dowelling ¾” thick

100” red ribbon for hanging

Two ½” eyelets

FQ Vlieseline Bondaweb


Haberdashery items

· Quilter’s ruler,

· Rotary cutter/scissors

· Iron

· Cutting mat

· Basic sewing supplies

· Pinking blade

· Bunting template




Method - Making the flag…


Print your chosen wording from Microsoft Word


Trace the reverse of the writing onto the paper side of the Vlieseline Bondaweb, a light box can help with this process. Fuse to the wrong side of the black fabric.



Carefully cut out and remove backing paper.

Cut two flags from the football fabric, measuring 9” x 11”, trim bottom edge to create point.

Fuse lettering to front of one flag.



FMQ to secure lettering in place.

Lay the two flags wrong sides together and sew ¼” around all sides.

Trim edges with pinking blade.

Add eyelets in each top corner, and hang onto doweling, accessorize with ribbons etc



Method - Making the Bunting


Print off the bunting template, cut out and use to cut 14 bunting flags.

Lay two flags wrong sides together and sew ¼” along all three edges, use pinking blade to trim edges.

Print your letters from Microsoft word.

Trace the reverse of the letters onto the paper side of the Vlieseline Bondaweb, a light box can help with this process. Fuse to the wrong side of the black fabric.

Carefully cut out and remove backing paper.



Fuse one letter to each flag, FMQ to secure letters in place.

Join each flag in order to the red ribbon, using a large zig-zag stitch.



Support your team this World Cup 2022!


To see more of my tutorials, you can follow my blog www.creativeblonde.co.uk and/or Instagram page www.instagram.co.uk/michelle_creativeblonde and www.facebook.com/creativeblonde66

Stockist for Fabric

www.visagetextiles.com

https://www.facebook.com/craftcottonco


Stockist for Aurifil

www.aurifil.com/

www.facebook.com/aurifil.quilt.thread



Made by Michelle Roberts for The Craft Cotton Company 2021

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