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St Patty’s Day Banner of Hope

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St Pattys Day Banner of Hope Cropped on Brick Wall JPGSt Patty’s Day Banner of Hope by Lorine Mason

A Wish for good health, good luck and happiness created using Craft Attitude™.


Craft Attitude™ Ink Jet Printable Film

Steam-A- Seam2 fusible web sheets and 1/2″ tape

White cotton fabric – 9″ x 12″

Natural cotton canvas – 9″ x 15″

Rick rack and buttons

Basic sewing supplies

How To:


Create your printable image, using graphics* from internet sites, photographs, or by creating your own, using design programs on your computer or by hand drawing a design. Follow the wonderful instructions provided by the folks over at Craft Attitude™ to first print your design, then fuse it to the center of the white fabric. Press fusible web to the back of the white fabric.


Trim the image to measure 6″ x 9″. Set aside.

photo5To create the banner backing. Press fusible web tape to the wrong side of the canvas fabric along each of the 15″ sides. Remove the paper backing from the tape, turnover edges and press. Repeat the process, pressing tape to the top and bottom edges of the banner fabric. Remove the paper backing from the bottom edge only. Press the bottom hem in place. photo7

Turn over the top edge of the banner backing 2 1/2″ and press without removing the paper backing from the tape. This will create the rod pocket of the banner to be fuse in place later.


Remove paper backing from the fusible web on the back of the white fabric.printed image . Center the printed panel on top of banner backing. Cover the printed image with a pressing cloth and press. Sew rick rack around the edge of the center design.  Sew buttons to the banner front, using the photograph as a guide for placement. Remove paper backing from fusible tape and press rod pocket hem in place.  You are ready to hang your banner. Simple slip a ribbon or dowel rod through the rod pocket.

Did you know that Craft Attitude™ is also referred to as Shoe Attitude™, Jewelry Attitude™, Decor Attitude™, Wood Attitude™ and Quilt Attitude™ and they all work with fabric.

I would like to thank The Graphics Fairy for use of  the *Lady in Green graphic which is a vintage print downloaded from her site the Graphics Fairy  www.thegraphicfairy.com

Hey – Be sure to check out all of the other wonderful Craft Attitude™ Designs . Click on the Link – Up and you are on your way to see some designs.

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The St Patty’s Day Banner of Hope will be joining a travelling exhibit of banners headed to hospitals, veteran’s homes and shelters. For more information about Banners of Hope and how you to0, can become involved check out:  www.craftandhobby.org/BOH  #BannersofhopeCHA  #Cre8time

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