For the vintage storybook birthday we lined the ceiling and some of the walls with these pretty, ruffly fabric party streamers. They were an easy, but time intensive project that was worth every moment. Although paper would have been much easier, there is a warmth that the fabric gave to our party space. Plus, now that I’ve made them, they can easily be stored away and pulled out for other needed occasions!
To make the fabric party streamers you will need to cut pieces of fabric about four inches wide and two times the length you’d like to cover.
Grab your sewing machine, or enlist the help of an amazing mom (thanks mom!) to sew two lines right down the center of your streamers. Be sure to leave long thread ends on both sides for pulling. Begin slowly pulling the thread from one side of your streamer (only pull one piece of thread, either the top or the bottom). Get comfy with a movie and ruffle away, you will love the results! For more detailed ruffling instructions see Disney.
Top and bottom photos done for me by Carly.
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What clever streamers! I love the polka dot fabric you picked!
Awesome idea! I love the way it looks. We just had my daughter’s 6th birthday — I wish I had found this a few weeks ago. Next time!
i am in love with these!!! so, so cute.
Happy SITS day:) Very crafty.
How do you make streamers look so gorgeous? And more importantly, how do you have the time with twin toddlers getting in your hair? :) Lovely site – and happy SITS day!
What a great idea and a very eco-friendly one at that! No waste :)
I found you today through SITS and have just fallen in love with your site! I have shared a link to your site through my blog today and just wanted to share the love! Have a lovely day!
Great idea – will keep that in mind for next party. Really need to dust off my sewing machine!
Hi, visiting from SITS! :)
I have decided, upon further poking around, to showcase you on my blog! :) I will let you know when, I am getting set up as a writer on 2 sites right now, but I am DEFINITELY putting this on my to-do list: showcase Victoria’s site, A Subtle Revelry! :)
a very happy SITS day to you sweet bella, I love the vibe around here! I’m delighted to become your newest follower – and I simply adored the unicorn and tutu party, how fun!!!! so awesome! have a glorious day
So fun! This would be a great decoration for a little girl’s room too. :)
I would love for someone to make these FOR me…. I do love sewing, but tend to be more on the practical end rather than fanciful end of creating… Congrats on your featured day at SITS. :)
Linda, totally understand… but sometimes there is room for fancy I hope:)
Happy SITS Day! I love the idea of permanent streamers I can use over and over again. Thanks for sharing!
Congrats on your SITS Day.
There are a lot of cool things in this blog. Makes me wish I was crafty.
Happy Sits day. you have a great blog here ;).
What a great idea!
Stopping by from SITS. Enjoy your day!
Fabulous idea and so easy to make! Thanks for sharing :)
Stopping by from SITS! And I can’t believe I had never visited your blog before.
Shame on me!
Cute! Love the color of these. Happy SITS day!!!
Hi-Happy SITS Day! Went poking through here…everything is so gorgeous…I have no crafty make stuff talent…I have to pay people to decorate for me…so lovely…
The purple polka dot fabric is fantastic! Another project for the never-ending list ;)
Happy SITS day. Your blog is such a joy to look at with all of the pretty projects and colorful ideas. I’m a new follower!
that’s so creative of you! i dropped by your portfolio and they are gorgeous =)
happy SITS day!
Happy SITS day! :)
I love this idea! What a great post! So glad you had a fun SITS day! The picture of you with the kids in the sunlight…melted my heart. LOVE!
I love your ideas! Definitely adding your blog to my list of favorites.
Wow, they’re so pretty…much better than the tissue paper kind!
wow!! these are sooo pretty girl!! and i like that they are reusable decorations too!! :)
Happy SITS day!
I love the idea of using fabric! What a neat and beautiful project!
These look great Victoria – well worth the effort and the kids are lucky to have such a clever mum! Have a great weekend, Stephie x
this is totally doable! wish i had my sewing machine here.
What a cool idea!
I love this idea – what a wonderful element for personalizing party decor!
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