Readers ask: How To Make Wedding Bunting?

What size should Bunting be?

To do this, choose a piece of paper that’s at least double the size of your flag template. To save yourself some time, make the size of your flag fit an existing paper size. For example, a standard piece of scrapbook paper that is 12 by 12 in (30 by 30 cm) will make 2 equilateral triangles that are 6 in (15 cm) around.

Can you make bunting from fat quarters?

This simple fabric bunting is perfect for decorating a room or sprucing up a party! You can use any cut of fabric you have, but fat quarters are so easy to use, and I’ve sorted out the folding, measure, and cutting for you. All you need is fabric, bias tape, and the usual sewing supplies (thread & scissors).

How much space do you need between bunting flags?

Leave approx 5cm between each triangle (this way, you will make up 1m of bunting to every 4 flags ).

Can I use ribbon for bunting?

If you are using a narrow ribbon, you can simply lay the bunting on top or underneath the ribbon, pin and sew.

What can I use for bunting string?

Scraps of material. Ribbon, bias tape or even old shoe laces to string your bunting on. Adhesive: double-sided tape, glue-gun, stapler or needle and thread.

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How do you make a hessian bunting?


  1. Cut triangles to your desired size from your burlap.
  2. Fold the top edge of each of the burlap triangles over about an inch.
  3. Cut jute to the length you want your banner to be, plus some extra lengths to hang down the sides.
  4. Pin jute into the folded burlap with stick pins.

How do you edge Hessian?

5 Options:

  1. Use masking tape on the backside of the burlap.
  2. Use fabric stiffener or even modge podge would work.
  3. You can run a simple straight or zig zag stitch through it with your sewing machine.
  4. Small amount of hot glue or silicon glue around the edges.
  5. Use binding tape and either sew it or glue it on.

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