DIY: Fabric Strip Garland

IMG_0187Ever since my wedding, I have been obsessed with fabric and all the different ways it can be used for decoration purposes. A few weeks ago, I made this garland for a church function and I thought I would share it with you because its a simple way to add lots of color to any occasion. Here’s what you need:

Fabric Strip Garland. DIY. She Loves Happy Lifestyle Blog. 2In the photo above my fabric is pre-cut and that’s because when I had to get this project done for church I was doing it at 9:00 pm therefore the lighting for photos was not great. So I don’t have a photo of my 8 yards of fabric before it was cut. (I was making a backdrop for two 8ft. tables and one 6ft. That’s why I needed 8 yards. You can adjust the amount of fabric however you need to.) The photos below show you how to cut the strips but just picture it on a larger amount of fabric.

Fabric Strip Garland. DIY. She Loves Happy Lifestyle Blog.3If you are using, say 1 yard of fabric, make these 1/2 in. snips all the way down the length of sheet with approximately 1 inch in between each one. If you want your strips thinner or thicker than 1 inch then adjust accordingly.

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