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wizkid
« on: May 15, 2010 02:47:38 PM »

I moved into a new place a few months ago, and I've been working on my craft room. I had seen some of these fabric buntings on a few blogs, and I decided to try my hand at it.



One side is bright fabrics - teal, stripes, and flowers, and the other side is more mellow - blue & yellow flowers, light blue stripes and light yellow fabric. All the fabrics are from the thrift store - sheets and pillow cases!

Here's a shot of it up in my craft room:



I was thinking about doing a tutorial for this - let me know if you're interested!
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Fishydrew3
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2010 03:01:06 PM »

Neat idea!  I could get rid of tons of scrap fabric & decorate at the same time!
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2010 03:28:22 PM »

Oh that is adorable ! I'm gonna have to go dig thru the scrap bin and see what I can find.
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sgriffen
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2010 05:45:45 PM »

Congratulations on the new crafting space!  That is some collection of cool fabric for just being thrift store linens. 
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2010 11:42:39 PM »

I love the colours and it certainly makes your space look happy  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2010 02:21:42 PM »

What a fun coincidence!
I'm working on fabric buntings myself.
Sewing the triangles together inside out, turning them and then topstitching (I know, the hard way, but I'm a perfectionist).
I love the way yours turned out. Great job!
BeaG
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Kizzie421
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2010 05:27:35 PM »

What a great way to decorate a craft room!

Oh! I should make one for my niece with your name on it! Her b'day is this month, and she's 4 I bet she would love it!
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« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2010 11:28:12 PM »

What a fun coincidence!
I'm working on fabric buntings myself.
Sewing the triangles together inside out, turning them and then topstitching (I know, the hard way, but I'm a perfectionist).
I love the way yours turned out. Great job!
BeaG

I've been making some too, I love it. I overlock the edges of my triangles and then stitch bias tape along the top, the overlock gives the triangles a nice boarder, but it is the lazy way  Grin
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wizkid
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2010 06:12:25 PM »

What a fun coincidence!
I'm working on fabric buntings myself.
Sewing the triangles together inside out, turning them and then topstitching (I know, the hard way, but I'm a perfectionist).
I love the way yours turned out. Great job!
BeaG

Yup! I didn't do the top stitching, though. Considering adding some by hand with a nice pearle cotton. We'll see how I feel!
I've been making some too, I love it. I overlock the edges of my triangles and then stitch bias tape along the top, the overlock gives the triangles a nice boarder, but it is the lazy way  Grin

I was thinking about just overlocking them! I even have a rolled hem option on my serger. Maybe the next batch!

Thanks, everyone! Those of you who have made their own - I'd love to see them!
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crystalpeace
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2011 09:53:52 PM »

these seem to be an awesome way to use up your stash and if you are one to buy fabrics cuz it is pretty  a good way of seeing it,
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