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Red white and blue felt circle bunting

felt circle bunting

There seen to be lots of things going on at the moment which I feel quite patriotic about. Andy Murray winning at Wimbledon for the second time, Chris Froome becoming Britain’s first three-time winner of the Tour de France, and hopefully lots of British success at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio next month.

So I thought it was good time to share a quick and easy tutorial for my red white and blue circle bunting. I used a Sizzix die and machine to do all the hard work for me, but this could easily be done by hand.

How to make red white and blue felt circle bunting

I used sheets of red, white and blue felt, a round die and my Sizzix Big Shot Express machine.

Red white and blue circle bunting

This is a new machine which is motorised and makes cutting out so easy! I used it to cut out a number of circles using the circle die. There were 3 different sizes of circle on this die. When I had a large pile of circles I moved on to the next step.

I stitched through the centre of each circle with my sewing machine, joining each circle to the previous one to make a long string of bunting. I made sure that the colours alternated, as well as the different circle sizes, where possible. Sorry, no photos of this step!

I love making bunting and I think you’ll agree that red, white and blue looks stunning.

felt circle bunting

It’s currently draped along our mantle piece all ready for the next great British success!

felt circle bunting tutorial

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    aunty caca
    July 25, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    Looks fabulous! Xx

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