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DIY Banner

DIY Banner

Easy, peasy, no sewing required.

It’s my first, so I know you can make one!

On this day, the sale items at Goodwill were the yellow tags.

Love getting all this fabric for half price!

I found just what I was looking for ๐Ÿ™‚


I made a paper template and used my pinking shears to cut out triangles. (no picture of this)

I created a 1 1/2 inch space at the top, so I could fold it over the string and use my hot glue gun.

I had 4 different colors, so I cut 4 triangles of each color.

I spaced them every 5 inches, you could put them next to each other too.

They just blow in the wind ๐Ÿ™‚

They are perfect for this outside setting.

And don’t you just love the colors?

I think I’m in love with banners.


At The Picket Fence, Tatertots and Jello, Southern Hospitality, Between Naps on the Porch, Tip Junkie


  1. Oh wow, it never occurred to me to get fabric that way. Love this!

  2. I really like this, Debbie! Good job! Sooo cute!!

  3. this is such a great idea. i never would have thought to use vintage clothes for a banner. well done!

  4. Banners are so cheery and uplifting and fun. Yours turned out great, love it!

  5. I love your banner, and I think I am in love with them too. Recycling clothes we have or from the thrift store (especially half price!) is such an awesome way to buy fabric. Fabric has become crazy-expensive! I will need to dig thru my “fabric” now and get going ๐Ÿ™‚

    Have a great week- Tanya

  6. I love that you used goodwill finds .. and that it’s no sew. Awesome!!

  7. Anything no sew works for me. Very cute, Debbie, and colorful.

  8. This is perfect for your setting – and I love the idea of using thrifted clothes!

  9. So pretty, Debbie! I may never look at clothes the same way! I am not a “fabric” girl because I don’t sew, but I never really thought of using old clothes to turn into fabulous no-sew creations! Thanks for sharing! I hope you have a great time at Haven, I look forward to hearing all about it!

  10. What a cute banner! So simple and clever.

  11. This is super cute! I hadn’t thought about using fabric from old clothes to make banners.

  12. I like how it blowes in the wind! It’s funny, I just used some old PJ pants to make a 4th of July banner. Great minds think alike:)

  13. I love this project and it is adorabble!!!

  14. You had me at “no sew”!!! I love this project — oerfect for summer outdoor entertaining. Love. ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. So pretty and perfectly SUMMER! Love the last shot too. Very artsy ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. I love this! I’ve been wanting to make a fabric banner for outside and never even thought of thrifted clothing as fabric. Awesome idea!

  17. Debbie, This is sooooo neat and easy. Looks great. Hugs, Ginger

  18. You had me at no sew!! Love that you used Goodwill clothes!!

  19. Turned out nice Ms. RR. I have make banner on my list too. I have part of the supplies but it won’t really be summery and inspiration has not completely hit me yet. Maybe we need a banner link party?


  20. So cute & I love the little trucks!

  21. Thank you a million times over for showing me how to do this without sewing! My glue gun and I could totally do this. Pinning!


  22. Debbie can I make a banner telling you how much I love your banner?

    And I’ve just had a head clunking moment … I’m sitting here like I was just hit on the head with an anvil … but fabric from Goodwill finds? Right? Genius! And why have I never thought of that …?

    I’m so excited that I think I need to race out to the Salvation Army right now …



  23. Very cute, and just perfect for 4th of July parties with the red, white and blue tones of the banner!

    Very clever, Debbie!

  24. Again, great idea on the fabric! I do shop my attic full of kids outgrown clothes for fabric too. Those dresses were saved from NEVER being worn again, I’m sure! Love the banner; so summery!

  25. Love it too Debbie. I love banners too. They are so cute and colorful, and add that touch of whimsy.

  26. The banner looks great! Why have I never thought of a no-sew version? ๐Ÿ˜€

  27. You have made a Student Council advisor VERY happy! We can use fabric to quickly (and cheaply) decorate our school halls for orientation! I’m thinking if I found sturdy fabric (denim?), we could use paint markers to write messages on them. =)

  28. Banner is great but don’t I think that red dress would have looked fabulous on you!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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