How To Make a 1st Day of School Felt Banner

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ITEM # 22017376P89

How To Make a 1st Day of School Felt Banner

By JOANN

ITEM # 22017376P89
Print Description

Crafting Time:
Weekend Project
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Ecofi Classic Felt, 9” x 12”, White, 2 sheets
  • Ecofi Classic Felt, 9” x 12”, Aqua, 1 sheet
  • Ecofi Classic Felt, 9” x 12”, Silver Grey, 1 sheet
  • Ecofi Classic Felt, 9” x 12”, Smoke, 1 sheet
  • Kunin Felt, Premium, 9” x 12”, Olive, 2 sheets
  • Kunin Felt, Premium, 9” x 12”, Ocean Blue, 1 sheet
  • Scissors
  • Darice, Craftwood, Wood Beads, 20mm
  • Yarn or string for hanging
  • Embroidery thread in colors coordinating with felt
  • Embroidery needle
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pattern Templates

DIRECTIONS:

  1. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  2. Using the pattern templates, cut out the letters in white felt.
  3. Using the pattern templates, cut out 11 of the banner pieces in an assortment of felt colors.
  4. Sew each letter to one of the banner pieces, centered at the bottom half of the banner piece. Use the colored embroidery thread and attach with a running stitch.
  5. Use white embroidery thread to embroider the letters ST next to the 1 on the first banner piece and the OF on the middle banner piece.
  6. Fold each of the banner pieces along the fold line and sew along the outer edge with a running stitch and varying colors of thread.
  7. Using the pattern templates, cut out the dinosaur pieces.
  8. Hot glue the dinosaur pieces onto the OF banner piece, layering first one of the arm and leg pieces, then the body piece, then the top arm and stripe pieces.
  9. Cut out small round/oval pieces of various sizes and color and glue these spots randomly on the banner pieces.
  10. String the banner pieces onto a length of yarn or string, separating each word with a wood bead.

JOANN Hacks:

  • Switch up the colors of the felt and thread used for each piece to create contrast.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:


DIRECTIONS:

  1. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  2. Using the pattern templates, cut out the letters in white felt.
  3. Using the pattern templates, cut out 11 of the banner pieces in an assortment of felt colors.
  4. Sew each letter to one of the banner pieces, centered at the bottom half of the banner piece. Use the colored embroidery thread and attach with a running stitch.
  5. Use white embroidery thread to embroider the letters ST next to the 1 on the first banner piece and the OF on the middle banner piece.
  6. Fold each of the banner pieces along the fold line and sew along the outer edge with a running stitch and varying colors of thread.
  7. Using the pattern templates, cut out the dinosaur pieces.
  8. Hot glue the dinosaur pieces onto the OF banner piece, layering first one of the arm and leg pieces, then the body piece, then the top arm and stripe pieces.
  9. Cut out small round/oval pieces of various sizes and color and glue these spots randomly on the banner pieces.
  10. String the banner pieces onto a length of yarn or string, separating each word with a wood bead.

JOANN Hacks: