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Materials

  • Cardstock or print paper: red, white, blue, yellow
  • Fabric, in coordinating-colors, scraps
  • Blue ribbon, 6'

Tools

  • Crafty Chica Chunky Glitter: Rockabilly Ruby, Hollywood Blue, Goddess Gold
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Aleene's Quick Dry Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, foam brush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print and cut out pattern.

STEP 2

  • For each pennant, measure and cut two 6"-long triangles on cardstock. Cut out pennants. Use decorative-edge scissors to trim pennants.

STEP 3

  • For saying, draw and cut out 4"-tall "4" and "JULY" letters from cardstock. Measure and cut 3"-tall "of" letters from cardstock. Measure and cut out 1"-tall "th" letters from cardstock.

STEP 4

  • On covered work surface, use foam brush to apply glue onto letters. Pour glitter in desired color on each letter. Let dry. Pour excess glitter back in container.

STEP 5

  • Layer and glue pennants together. Glue letters and stars on pennants. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Tear fabric scraps into 2"-wide strips. Cut fabric into 7"-long and 12"-long lengths.

STEP 7

  • Position ribbon length flat on work surface. Glue pennants along strip.

STEP 8

  • Use hole punch to punch holes in pennant tips. Knot longer fabric lengths through holes. Tie shorter fabric lengths on ribbon between pennants.
by Cheryl Ball for iLoveToCreate, a Duncan Enterprises Co.

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2252/8cb71da5-5ac1-41f2-b0e2-513cfdcac2c9.pdf



The Spirit of Independence Banner
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