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How To: Make your own Jubilee bunting




Fancy making your own Jubilee bunting? Irena Spence, of Cambridge's Sew Knit Craft, shows us how

Finished bunting, Sew Knit Craft (56454855)
Finished bunting, Sew Knit Craft (56454855)

You will need:

Three strips of fabric in different colours/designs, each 25cm wide

Triangular flag template

Bias binding, enough for the length of bunting required

Sewing machine, although the bunting can be made by hand

Scissors

Thread

What you do:

STEP ONE Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454808)
STEP ONE Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454808)

1. Using your template, cut out your flag triangles.

STEP TWO Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454809)
STEP TWO Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454809)

2. Place the right sides of two of your cut-out triangles together.

STEP THREE Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454811)
STEP THREE Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454811)

3. Sew them along the two long sides using a quarter inch seam. Carry on doing this until all of the flags are made.

STEP FOUR Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454822)
STEP FOUR Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454822)

4. Turn the flags out so that the right side of the fabric is showing. You will need to use something, like a pencil, to help you get a nice point at the bottom, but be careful not to go through the fabric!

STEP FIVE Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454826)
STEP FIVE Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454826)

5. Iron your flags.

STEP SIX Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454830)
STEP SIX Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454830)

6. Fold your bias binding in half lengthways and iron it down.

STEP SEVEN Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454838)
STEP SEVEN Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craft (56454838)

7. Place the unstitched top of each of the flags, spaced approximately two inches apart, between the folded bias binding.

STEP EIGHT Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craf (56454853)
STEP EIGHT Bunting How To, Sew Knit Craf (56454853)

8. Stitch the flags within that fold using a zigzag stitch. Hang up your bunting and enjoy!

Sew Knit Craft is at 58 King Street, Cambridge. Call (01223) 350691, email info@sewknitcraft.co.uk and visit sewknitcraftltd.com to find out more


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