Fun and easy to sew up, this pdf pattern has easy to follow instructions and photos. Make up a pair for yourself and then some for your friends and family.
Give each flag an extra two inches on the top so that it can be folded over later. I cut each of my flags into 8" x 11" rectangles. Use an iron to adhere the printable fabric to the top panel of your cut fabric.
Bible verses, song lyrics, or famous quot;s would all work nicely on prayer flags. Next, I rummaged through my fabric stash to find six small pieces that looked nice together. I picked a few different quilter's cottons, and one random green knit.
I used the cotton setting with no steam to attach my printed fabric. After they cool, run a zig-zag stitch around the printed fabric to make sure it's totally secure. Using a contrasting colored thread also makes the flags extra pretty.
Again, I like using a contrasting thread for this part. Stitch all the way around all of the outer edges. Fold the top edge over by about an inch, with the folded fabric on the back of the flag, the straight stitch across the bottom.
I'd had my eye on these, and these. So pretty! But how would I add words or pictures to my flags? Screen printing? Hand painting? Fabric stamps? After a quick look through my crafting stash I discovered three sheets of printable fabric.
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Now it's time to cut the fabric for the back of the flags. Each flag needs two layers of fabric. I cut each flag at about the same size, a few inches wider and longer than the flags I had printed.
Several months ago, purchasing those pretty things seemed totally reasonable. Now, however, reality has reared her obnoxious head, and is making me realize that we just can't afford to blow a bunch of money on prettying up a baby room.