Monday, July 23, 2012

Monday Made It: Pendant Banner

Another link up with Tara from 4th Grade Frolics for a Monday Made It. 

This week: Pendant Banners. 

So much easier than my filing cabinet makeover that you can read about here

Working backwards, here is my finished banner. (Sorry the picture is not that great.)

Not sure that I love it there, but we'll see. I might put it across the windows.

Anyways, here's how I did it.

First, I made a template out of some thin cardboard I had from the packaging of some scrapbook pages.  

Keeping the fabric folded in half, I used a washable fabric pen to trace the template on the fabric.  

I cut through both layers of the fabric at once. 

I piled up all of my triangles according to color and kept them in pairs with wrong sides together. 

I tried pinning the ribbon in half, but the ribbon was too narrow. It was easier to fold it as I fed it through the machine. I only sewed across the ribbon, not down the sides of the triangles. I figured since it was going to be hanging it didn't matter much. I used some liquidy stuff (used to prevent fraying) on a few areas that looked like they might be prone to fraying. 

And that's all folks. It was a pretty quick and painless Monday Made It. Can't wait to see what you're linking up!


  1. cute! I wish I knew how to sew. I might use some kind of adhesive.

  2. Your pennant came out great. Thanks for the tutorial, because I want to make it, but I'm a little sketchy on how. That helped!! :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  3. That is super cute and I love the color combo. Thank you for sharing. =)

    Heather's Heart

  4. Love it! I made one out of scrapbook paper for my room this year. So glad you visited my blog- thanks! :)

    First with Franklin