by Annabelle Keller
Lines and triangles
make up this punch design from fabric squares. This easy technique
can be used with a variety of materials and styrofoam.
You will need:
- 1" x 8" x 10"
- 1/8 yd Blue, 1/3 yd White
and 5/8 yd Red
- 44/45" wide cotton
fabric 44" Red 7/8" Grosgrain ribbon
- 1 1/2" Picture hanger
- Tacky Glue
- Sheet of white 8 1/2"
x 11" paper
- Fine point permanent marker.
- #2 pencil
- Straight pins
and draw the flag design on the Styrofoam as shown on the diagram.
Copy the star pattern onto a piece of paper, cut out. Pin in
place in the center of the 4" x 5" section of the
Styrofoam. Trace around with a marker, then remove.
Cut a 9"
x 11" piece of red fabric and set aside. Cut remaining
red, blue and white fabric into 1 1/2" strips. Cut the
strips again into 1 1/2" squares.
thin layer of glue inside the star outline. Place a piece of
white fabric over the end of the pencil then, using the pencil
as a tucking tool, push the fabric about 1/4" into the
styrofoam. Placing the fabric tufts about 1/2" apart fill
the star with white. Using the same technique fill the area
around the star with blue fabric tufts and stripes with red
piece of red fabric on the back with the excess on the sides,
then glue ribbon around the edge.
hanger to the center back of flag 1" below top. Place glue
on nails and push thru holes into flag.
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