New Year garland of flags with own hands
The organization of any holiday is accompanied by the preparation of a delicious and hearty table, the choice of fascinating competitions and entertainment, as well as elegant decoration of the room. The most appropriate and original decoration, located on the cornice, on the wall of the room or a banquet hall, can serve as a garland of flags. For the New Year, the garland will look good on the tree. Flags can be made with their own hands, and to produce simple options, for example, from paper, you can attract children.
What you need to work
Flags for a garland can be any shape that you like. They are mainly made of colored paper or fabric. Instead of colored sheets, bright magazines, wrapping paper for decorating gifts, foil, a roll of beautiful wallpaper will fit. Fabric material can be taken with a pattern and cut out individual coupons. Garland of flags can be combined. For the manufacture of flags you need scissors and a template, preferably from a dense cardboard. With its help, you can quickly draw any number of parts. Also, a rope will be needed, to which the decorating elements, glue for gluing paper and fabric, a simple pencil and a small ruler are attached. The front side of the flags can be multi-colored, can contain drawings, inscriptions, can have applications or embroidery on the fabric. In any case, you will get the most original and exclusive garland.
Flags with their own hands with children
The easiest way to produce flags, in which even first-graders can take part, are colored blanks with fairy-tale characters. These details can be bought at New Year's fairs or printed from the Internet. It looks like a long rectangle with a mirror image located on each half. The detail should be folded in half along the short side, hang on the rope and glue the sides together. These actions the child will do with pleasure. The main task of the mother will be to cut the coupons with scissors.
This option can be taken as an example and use colored paper. And since each sheet is monophonic, instruct the child to paste on the flags letters or carved animals from magazines. Children are very fond of drawing, so you can instruct them to depict on the flags of snowmen, Santa Claus and Snow Maiden, as well as various symbols of the New Year. Details can not be glued, and make holes with a punch and pass through them a lace. In addition, they can be not only rectangular with a notch characteristic for the flag, but also a triangular shape. And, of course, the more elements you prepare, the longer will be your garland of flags.
Fabric decorations for the holiday
The principle of creating a garland of fabric is more complicated than that of paper. Here you need skills in sewing and sewing by hand. To make a garland, you need to take shreds of fabric, braid and a pre-prepared triangular pattern of hard material. Next, two different pieces of fabric are folded face to face, and a pattern is drawn from the inside of the pencil. Triangles at once can not be cut, but sew two sides on a typewriter. Then cut off excess, cut the upper corner near the line for smooth straightening and turn the part. In order for you to have a neat and even garland, the flags from the fabric and the slanting beak should be ironed. Next, wrap all the details and secure them with pins. It remains to string the garland on the typewriter. The decoration from the rectangular shape is identical.
Very unusual and attractive looks combined garland, which uses both paper and fabric. On the front of the flag of paper, you can cut a new-year symbol with a stencil, and place a gasket in the inside out of the fabric, which is in harmony with the color. You can use metal molds for baking cookies.
By the same principle, you can create an inscription, for example: "Happy New Year!" Each flag will have one letter.
Garland of flags has many ways of execution. The article already mentioned a hole punch for making holes, those who sew garlands of fabric, advise holes in flags to make from eyelets. They can be removed, partially replaced or replaced in places, so the decoration for each holiday will be updated. If you knit well, then, having found the scheme, you will create a unique decoration for your house. Another original Christmas garland, whose flags are made of linen and have cross-stitch embroidery.
In conclusion, I want to say that by connecting to the creation of a New Year's garland of flags of fantasy, you will get the most unusual, unique and unusual decoration of the celebration, which can serve as an original gift not only to your Christmas tree, but to friends and family.