Last month I shared this project over at Rhonna Designs. Today I’m going to share with you how to make it.
I’ve got a BUNCH of Halloween banners (really more than I need). So I decided to do something different with this one and make it out of fabric and embellish it with some of our past Halloween photos.
|I don’t want to talk about the tv above the mantel. Let’s just say I lost an argument :)|
Did you know you can print on fabric? It’s super easy, but not waterproof, so don’t print anything you think you’d ever need to wash.
Here’s what you need to make the banner.
Printable Spooky Junque PDF (**hint, if you sign up for Rhonnas newsletter, she frequently sends coupons). Since the file is a PDF all you do is download and print, you don’t need ANY other program.
Muslin cut to 8.5×11
Fusible Photo Fabric paper (I used June Tailor brand)
Iron wonder under to the back of each of your 8.5″x11″ muslin pieces. After you download your file, print it out on the wonder under backed muslin (you will print on the muslin side). I just used normal print settings and mine worked fine.
Cut out each banner piece. Also cut out some of the smaller embellishments on the PDF to use to decorate your banner.
Print some of your favorite halloween photos onto fusible photo fabric (you get a better image when you print on fabric made just for photos on fabric, The muslin is cheaper and works fine for the banner pieces, but I like to use the fabric paper for photos)
Peel paper backing off of banner pieces and press onto canvas, leaving 1/2″ seam all around.
Trim around banner pieces with pinking shears leaving 1/2″ of canvas showing.
For some extra detail sew around the edges of the banner pieces. Embellish if desired with extra ribbon and buttons.
Cut slits in the banner, string through ribbon.