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Punch Quilt Flag
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" Styrofoam® sheet
  • 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 with nails
  • Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Sheet of white 8 1/2" x 11" paper
  • Fine point permanent marker.
  • #2 pencil
  • Straight pins
Project Image


  1. Measure 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Spread a 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 and white.

  4. Glue large piece of red fabric on the back with the excess on the sides, then glue ribbon around the edge.

  5. Glue the hanger to the center back of flag 1" below top. Place glue on nails and push thru holes into flag.


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