Debbie Shore’s Beautiful Heart Bunting Tutorial
Looking for a quick and easy sewing project that will add instant charm to any room of the home? This timeless heart bunting provides the perfect way to add gorgeous rustic home decor to bedrooms, kitchen dressers, garden parties and more. Whilst the pretty heart motifs make it perfect for Valentine’s Day, it’s versatile enough to be used throughout the year! You could personalise it with initials, or keep it simple with eye-catching hearts on burlap bunting pennants.
You Will Need:
To Create 2 Yards of Bunting…
- Printable bunting templates [DOWNLOAD HERE]
- 42” x 12” hessian/burlap
- 2 yards cord [washing line is fine!]
- 24” x 8” red fabric; I’ve used a combination of prints
- 24” x 8” Heat n Bond fusible webbing
- Wet fabric glue [optional]
Heart Bunting Tutorial:
Next, cut your hessian into eight 6” x 12” strips. Fold each in half, and press.
Although you could just leave the hearts as they are, as the fusible webbing is a secure adhesive, I’ve chosen to outline my hearts with free motion stitches. You could use a decorative or satin stitch instead, if you wish.
Fold the hessian pennants around the cord, spacing evenly. Hold these in place with fabric glue if you wish. Next, sew around each pennant, under the cord, then around the edges through both sides of the fabric.
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