Hollywood Party Entrance

Hollywood Party Entrance

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Additional Information


Rope Stanchion


  • 7/8"x 48" dowels (two for every three feet of carpet length plus two)
  • #6x1 15/16" large screw eyes – same quantity as dowels
  • 3/8" x 1-1/2" washers – same quantity as dowels
  • Silver spray paint
  • Utility knife
  • Drill & drill bit assortment
  • Scissors
  • 3/8" to 1/2" Black cord – 2-3/4 times length of carpet
  • Tape
  • Polyester thread
  • Needle


1. Spray dowels silver and allow to dry overnight.
2. Whittle point on one end of the dowels.
3. On other end drill hole. Place washer over hole and attach screw eye.
4. Cut cord in half and put tape around ends.
5. To make the tassel cut 12" off end of cord and fold the 12" piece in half. Place fold over the rope 6" from the end. Wrap the fold with thread finishing by sewing the end of the thread into the wrapped area.
6. Feed rope through the stanchion loops and tie a knot after passing through the last loop. Place tassel end at the beginning of the red carpet.

Red Carpet


  • Red duck canvas (3 yds.)
  • Silver grommets & tool (16)
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • 6" galvanized common nails (16)
  • Hammer


1. Square cut edges of fabric.
2. Press long side edges under 1-1/4".
3. Pin and stitch to hem edge.
4. Turn under and press short ends 1/2" then 1-1/2".
5. Pin and stitch close to fold.
6. Install grommet in each corner.
7. Evenly space and install the remaining grommets on each side (about 15" apart).
8. Hold the carpet in place with the nails going through the grommets into the graound.

"Now Showing" Chalkboard Sign


  • 16" x 22" chalkboard
  • 24" x 7" black foam core board
  • 1 pkg. adhesive gem strips
  • 1 sheet 12" x 12" patterned cardstock
  • Electronic cutting machine (optional)
  • Cutting mat
  • X-Acto&® knife
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Chalk marker


1. Cut round shape from each corner in foam core board
2. Trim gem strip to one row of gems and arrange to create a border on foam core.
3. Apply adhesive on gems once in desired location
4. Use electronic cutter or X-Acto&® knife to cut "now showing" from patterned cardstock.
5. Use glue stick to apply letters to foam core.
6. Write movie on chalkboard with chalk marker


Children's Clothing 

Girl 1 Top -

Pattern: McCall's 6827 View B 

Fabric: Doodles Foil Ruffle

Girl 1 Leggings - 

Pattern: McCall's 6827 View E

Fabric: Doodles Knit Dot

Girl 2 Skirt - 

Pattern: Burda 9192 View B

Fabric: Doodles Pink Twill Print

Girl 2 Leggings -

Pattern: McCall's 6827 View E leggings shortened

Fabric: Lace Knit Stripe in White and Gray

T-shirt sold separately

Boy Shirt - 

Pattern: Simplicity 4760 View B pockets removed

Fabric: Cotton Hawaiian Print

Khaki shorts sold separately