Guest blogger series | Fabric cupcake flag toppers

by Admin on 15/10/2011

in Guest blog series2 2011, Home+Decor, Whip Up Tutorials

Lisa and Sarah are the mother and daughter duo behind A Spoonful of Sugar. They aim to Live Creatively and share lots of crafty tutorials and recipes on their blog. They spend their time sewing, baking, and dabbling in a wide range of crafts. Lisa publishes her sewing designs in a number of sewing, craft, quilting magazines in both the USA and Australia. 

Hello readers. We love to bake for our family and friends, and enjoy sharing our weekend baking recipes on our blog each week . Today we wanted to share with you our tutorial for making some fabric cupcake flags which are easily made from your fabric scraps.

Fabric Cupcake Flags

Transform your fabric scraps into sweet cupcake flags to add to add a fun home made touch to your next celebration or high tea.

  • Fabric scraps
  • fusible appliqué webbing such as vliesofix or steam a seam
  • wooden toothpicks
  • buttons
  • ribbon
  1. Cut the fabric and the fusible webbing into strips measuring 1 1/4 inches x 4 inches. (3 x 10cm)
  2. Using your iron, adhere the fusible webbing to the wrong side of the fabric. Remove the paper backing on the fusible webbing.
  3. Position the fabric strips with the wrong side facing up. Position a toothpick in the middle of the fabric strip. Fold the fabric strip in half, sandwiching the toothpick in the middle. Press with an iron to adhere both ends of the fabric together.
  4. Trim the flag into the desired shape. Embellish flag with buttons or lace as desired.
  5. Insert the flags into decorated cupcakes to add a whimsical home made touch.

Bon Appétit!

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lisa and Sarah October 15, 2011 at 3:11 am

Thanks Kathreen for inviting us to contribute to your guest blogger series!


2 Maya October 15, 2011 at 6:10 am

These are so cute and bring cupcakes on a higher level :)
Thank you for sharing girls!


3 Bela October 15, 2011 at 7:44 am

Dear Kathreen, congratulations! That tutorial is lovely! Lisa and Sarah always have wonderful artwork to share!!
Love, Bela


4 simone October 15, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Oh my, I hadn’t even realized these are from fabric and ribbon. Make them even prettier. Lisa and Sarah are always so inspirational!!


5 Nat @ Dear Little House October 15, 2011 at 5:18 pm

These are just too cute. And a great way to use up some fabric scraps!


6 sew sew n sew October 17, 2011 at 9:56 am

the flags are so nice! can make a lot of varieties. very good use of scraps!


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