STYROFOAM brand foam crafts

Punch Quilt Flag

Celebrate Independence Day with this 8' x 10' American Flag quilt.
   Completion Time - 
1-2 hours
   Designer - 
Annabelle Keller, Courtesy of Kathie Stull of Hands On Crafts For Kids

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • 1- sheet 1" x 8" x 10"
Other Materials
  • 44/45" wide cotton fabric: 1- 1/8 yd Blue, 1- 1/3 yd
  • White and 1- 5/8 yd Red
  • 44" of 7/8" red Grosgrain ribbon
  • 1-1-1/2" Picture hanger with nails

Tools

  • Tacky glue
  • Scissors
  • Sheet of white 81/2" x 11" paper
  • Fine point permanent marker.
  • #2 pencil
  • Straight pins

Instructions

  • 1. Measure and draw the flag design on the STYROFOAM™ as shownon the diagram. Copy the star pattern onto a piece of paper,cut out. Pin in place in the center of the 4" x 5" section ofthe STYROFOAM™. Trace around with a marker, then remove.
  • 2. Cut a 9" x 11" piece of red fabric and set aside. Cutremaining red, blue and white fabric into 1-1/2" strips. Cutthe strips again into 1-1/2" squares.
  • 3. Spread a thin layer of glue inside the star outline. Placea piece of white fabric over the end of the pencil then, usingthe pencil as a tucking tool, push the fabric about 1/4" intothe STYROFOAM™. Placing the fabric tufts about 1/2" apart fillthe star with white. Using the same technique fill the area aroundthe star with blue fabric tufts and stripes with red and white.
  • 4. Glue large piece of red fabric on the back with the excesson the sides, then glue ribbon around the edge.
  • 5. Glue the hanger to the center back of flag 1" below top.Place glue on nails and push thru holes into flag.