Southwest Sunset Stunner
Capture the perfect sunset with this southwest sunset felt banner. This project combines felt and embroidery to create a beautiful piece of wall art that radiates creativity. Hang it in your home to remind yourself to shine a little brighter and embrace the beauty at the close of each day. You’ll find everything you need to make your felt banner below so you can get to crafting!
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- Sewing Needle
- Straight Pins
- Yarn Needle (optional)
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt – Rose Quartz, Mustard, Salmon, and Crimson
- Embroidery Floss – DMC Very Light Shell Pink (224), Very Dark Straw (3852) , Light Terracotta (3778), Very Dark Shell Pink (221), and Ecru
- Canvas Fabric
- Wooden Dowel – 5/16”, cut to 15” long
- Cotton Twine
- Yarn – Knit Picks Brava Sport in “Caution” / Similar
- Wooden Bead – 3/8″
- Piece of cardboard – about 2”x5”
- Gather the tools and materials.
- Print, cut out, and tape the banner pattern together. Cut banner out of canvas following the pattern (mirroring the pattern along edge). You can hem the edges or fray them slightly, as shown in the tutorial.
- Fold and press the top edge of the banner down 1”. Pin in place. Sew the edge closed about 1” down from the top, making small decorative “X” straight stitches on the front side with matching embroidery floss. Ensure that there is enough room to slide the wooden dowel into the folded down portion.
- Cut felt according to pattern.
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