First of all, I would just like to say, I love making things I already have all of the stuff for. This is one of those projects that didn't require a trip to the store, and it was fast, and fun!!
I've been formulating a Halloween decoration idea, and luckily I had leftover fabric from this skirt.
I used the extra white, yellow, and orange fabric to make a Halloween banner.
Here are the instructions to make your own!
I made a candy corn shape from some felt I already had, the color isn't very important.
I traced the shape onto the felt a second time. I traced and cut a total of 10 felt candy corns.
Then, I divided one of the felt pieces into three sections, like this...
I chose to have my banner say, "Halloween," which is 9 letters. I used my felt pieces as my templates. However, because I wanted to keep the original size of my candy corn, I needed to cut my fabric 1/4" larger on the edges that would be sewn to the other pieces. So, I took my "white" felt template and laid it on my fabric. I cut my fabric along the template except for the bottom edge, which I cut 1/4" away from the felt template. Then, I used that white fabric piece as my new template to cut the other 8 pieces of fabric. The "orange" felt template will need a 1/4" added to the top and bottom of the felt template, and the "yellow" felt template will just need 1/4" added to the top edge.
This picture shows the front of a candy corn sewn together, you can see it's the same size as the felt template.
I sewed the pieces together to look like this (back side).
Peel off the paper backing, place on candy corn and press in place.
I measured the area where I wanted to hang my banner and cut my twine to that length.
Next, I spray painted my twine black.
I cut two slits in just the felt layer to slide the twine through.
Then, I put the letters on my twine, hung it up and adjusted the letter until they looked even.
Afterwards, I used my hot glue gun to apply a little glue to keep the letters from moving.