It is an interactive course with both instruction and practical session of a seven stage process resulting in a wonderful string of bunting.
The skills learnt and the unique template provided will allow you to work at home to make bunting from any suitable fabric that you have.
Fabric preparation and cutting
Pressing pennants and turning through
Pressing to achieve perfect creases
Pinning pennants to the bias
Sewing the pennants to the bias
Beginner and be able to use basic sewing machine
Materials are not included in your course fee.
Some materials will be provided by the tutor. The approximate cost of these will be £15 payable to the tutor during the course.
We do not have the facilities to take card payments in the workshops. Please remember to bring cash or your cheque book if your course involves buying materials from the tutor.
Please bring with you:
Ivory and red sewing thread for machine & bobbin
General sewing kit including; pins, small scissors, needles etc
Large scissors or rotary cutter & cutting board
Tape measure if you want, there is a paper measure provided
Crochet hook or chopstick or a pencil with no point
Notebook & pen might be helpful
Joanne Ray is the owner of The Bunting Basket a business she created to hand-manufacture and sell high-quality bunting for all occasions. Joanne makes all her own bunting which she sells through retail outlets as well as the country’s leading internet site for small creative businesses. She has developed a bespoke service for special occasions such as weddings. Joanne has appeared on live TV making bunting for a leading craft channel and is excited to be passing on her skills through the course.