USA Burlap Banner


sizes: pennants, 3-3/4”x5-5/8”; banner, 24” long

Materials

  • Bazzill Basics Paper Cardstock: White, Navy
  • Watercolor paper
  • Burlap fabric, 1/4 yd.
  • May Arts Woven Burlap Ribbon, 1/2”, 1 yd.
  • Natural hemp twine
  • BasicGrey White Buttons
  • American Crafts Thickers White Vinyl Alphabet Stickers

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Tools

  • Spellbinders Grand Calibur Die-Cutting System and Shapeabilities Dies: Pinwheel Delight (S5-179), Nested Pennants (S5-028)
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Markers: reds, blues
  • Spray mists: Maya Road Red Maya Mist, Tattered Angels Marshmallow Glimmer Mist
  • Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Paper Glue

Directions

  • 1. Die cut three Nested Pennants #4 shapes from burlap. In addition, cut six 1”x3” burlap strips.
  • 2. Color one sheet of watercolor paper with variety of red markers. Working over newspaper, mist paper with Red Maya Mist and blend with paintbrush; let dry.
  • 3. Color second sheet of watercolor paper with variety of blue markers. Mist with Marshmallow Glimmer Mist, blend, and let dry.
  • 4. Die cut/emboss two Pinwheel Delight #6 border shapes from blue watercolor sheet and one from red sheet.
  • 5. Cut, fold, and tuck three Pinwheel Delight #5 inset shapes from navy cardstock, following manufacturer’s instructions. Adhere inset shapes to borders.
  • 6. Die cut/emboss one Pinwheel Delight #4 border shape from blue watercolor sheet and two from red sheet.
  • 7. Cut, fold, and tuck three Pinwheel Delight #3 inset shapes from white cardstock. Adhere inset shapes to borders. Layer and adhere shapes to larger die cuts.
  • 8. Die cut/emboss two Pinwheel Delight #2 border shapes from blue watercolor sheet and one from red sheet. Adhere vinyl letter stickers to spell USA. Layer and adhere shapes to stacked die cuts.
  • 9. Using wet glue, adhere layered die cuts to burlap pennants. Fold burlap strips into tabs and adhere to each side of pennants; let dry.
  • 10. Thread buttons with hemp twine, tying and trimming at front. Adhere buttons to burlap tabs using wet glue; let dry.
  • 11. Cut 30” burlap ribbon length and thread through pennants. Tie ribbon ends in bows to hang.
  • Tip
  • 1. Use this same design to create name pennants for kids’ rooms or to create a reusable “birthday” banner for all family celebrations.

by Angela Ploegman for Spellbinders

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