Simple Easter Banner

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a quick and easy happy easter banner to decorate your home!

see how…

i purchased a windham fabrics panel called ‘homeschool’ which conveniently had these cute letters printed on the fabric.

step 1.

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  • i sectioned the fabric into strips, and then cut out the letters i needed. i intentionally didn’t cut each letter perfectly, i’ll leave perfectly cut and square to quilting, this is just fun and whimsical..

step 2.

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  • cut canvas or duck cloth into 6″ x 6″ squares and iron a 1/2″ fold.

step 3.

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  • stitch each letter to a 6″ x 6″ square, pivoting at each corner until you’ve stitched all the way around. i didn’t use an appliqué stitch or fold the fabric under, i wanted the edges to fray a bit.

step 4.

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  • cut a long piece of twine, enough length for each word, with at least two feet on each end to allow for hanging your banner.
  • using a zipper foot, chain piece each word together, “happy” and then “easter”, inserting the twine as you stitch, a much quicker, efficient way to finish your banner.

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you can slide your letters along the twine until you have them spaced as you’d like.

thats it! your banner is ready to hang!

variations.

  • you can string both words together, with the heart in between both words.
  • you can cut your canvas or duck cloth into triangles, rectangles, ribbon shape, etc.
  • use decorative scissors to trim the raw edges.

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