(Closed) Crafty Bees, I need your help!

posted 6 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
2512 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

They look like chair sashes to me. 

Post # 4
5657 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2012

I think you should just buy material. It would be cheapest and the amount of sewing you’d need to do to make them look like that would be minimal (if you can use a sewing machine)

Love the look! 

Post # 6
1855 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I would probably buy fabric (using a 40% coupon from Hancock’s/Joann’s/etc), measure your pews so that you know your desired length, and cut them in about 8″ wide strips to the desired length (two times pew width plus about 3 feet for the tails).  Fold the strips in half to make 4″ strips (shiny side inside) and use fusible tape or sewing machine to sew the folded ends together. Then turn them inside out and you’ll have a beautiful, long double-sided satin strips that can be tied around the pews and knotted.  To finish the ends, you can use double sided tape on the inside.

Post # 8
46404 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I would measure the pews then order chair sashes if the length was adequate. I love to sew but it would be silly to devote all that time and energy to make something that is readily available at minimal cost. You can get chair sashes in virtually any color or fabric you like.

It’s basically just a bow with a rhinestone pin attached.

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