Garden Flag

Designer: Amanda Brown

Instagram: @myfabricheart

Skill level: Beginner


Skill level: Intermediate

Description: Using Nylon fabric to create a garden flag




  • 1/4 yard White Nylon Fabric
  • 1/8 yard Blue Nylon Fabric
  • 1/8 yard Red Nylon Fabric
  • Thread
  • Garden Flag Stand





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Key Moments:


(0:07) Materials



(0:14) Changing Blade

  • Replace Ergo blade with Pinking Blade
  • Make sure to move the plastic washer between the blade and the handle


(0:29) Cutting Instructions

  • Cut 4.5” squares in the following amounts
    • (12) White
    • (8) Blue
    • (4) Red
  • Also cut the following from white
    • (8) 3.75” Squares
    • (5) 4”x13”

(0:42) Make Half Square Triangles

  • Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on 24 white squares
  • Layer each blue and red square with one of these white squares
  • Sew 1/2” on either side of diagonal line


(1:06) Trim Squares

  • Cut each unit along diagonal line
  • Trim units to 3.75” square


(1:16) Sew blocks

  • Lay out units in desired pattern and stitch together



(1:31)Assemble Units

  • Attach 4”x13” strip to top and bottom of each block
  • Make 2 hanging tabs
  • With right sides facing stitch together leaving a hole to turn
  • Top stitch to finish