The banners are hoisted. Now looking up... What a relief - the fabric worked well, the hoisting went smoothly (in the end) and the banners have been well-received.Huge thanks to Jude, Dave and Jerry for their help. I spoke about how they were made previously, on 11th and 12th December. Now for a brief look at how we hung them. For each banner, we had a mini plank of wood 2cmX4cmX60cm and this was covered in the same fabric as the banners by stapling it on. Then the hook-side of velcro was stapled onto the plank and 2 small eyehooks were screwed into the top. The banners had the fluffy-side of the velcro stitched on to attach them to the planks, and peel off when not in use. String … [Read more...] about The Christmas banners are up!
I've finished the bunting for my daughter's writers' workshop which is part of the Oxfringe Literary Festival - see www.megankerr.co.uk, for details - and thought I'd do a quick banner - I mean quick! I don't really have much more creative-indulgence time for events, what with the Village Jubilee fête bunting, a group art project at the fair etc.I found some cotton duck canvas in the loft -as one does - a piece 200cm X 40cm - perfect! Then I typed up her logo font Travelling Typewriter which fortunately I have on my computer. I enlarged "The Writer's Circle" to 450pt to measure 150cm. The letters were about 10cm high. I did the letters as white with black outlines, and printed them off on a … [Read more...] about The Writers’ Circle