Bunting Measuring Up Guide
|Marquee/Venue Size Width x Length||Around Edge||Side to Side|
|6m x 9m (20’x30′)||34m (110′)||10m (33′)|
|6m x 12m (20’x40′)||40m (132′)||14m (44′)|
|6m x 15m (20’x50′)||47m (154′)||17m (55′)|
|6m x 18m (20’x60′)||64m (176′)||21m (66′)|
How to measure how much bunting you need?
If you want to drape bunting diagonally across a hall or marquee you can work out the length using Pythagoras’ Theorem:
- Measure the length and width of the marquee.
- Square each number (ie multiply by itself) and add them together.
- Then find the square root of this number. This is the diagonal length across the marquee.
How do you put a bunting in a marquee?
A great and simple way to decorate around a marquee or room. Attach bunting to the edges of the space using brown string leaving a bit of slack to create the lovely drape. If you have 2 or 3 marquee poles, start at each corner and attach to the poles and continue diagonally to the middle edge of the marquee wall.
How far apart should bunting flags be?
Step 5: Attach the Bias Pin it in place. If you are using ribbon, fold in half so it encases the raw edges. Make sure the edges are matched up on either side of the ribbon. Place your flags 1 -2 inches (2.5-5cm) apart depending on your taste and the distance you need to cover.
How do you stick bunting to Brick?
Stick 2 to 3 hooks at each end and the middle of your bunting area.
- If you are putting bunting on a brick wall, attach brick clips to each brick by fitting 1 clip around the length of 1 brick.
- If your bunting is going on a windowsill, attach the hooks on the upper part of it.
How do you hang bunting without nails?
Last but not least is our favourite way to hang bunting: adhesive hooks. They’re absolutely ideal for hanging bunting on a wall; VELCRO® Brand HANGables® Adhesive Hooks stick on the wall securely and peel off easily when your party’s over, leaving no holes, marks or damage.
Where can you use bunting?
Choose bunting that echoes patterns or colours used elsewhere in the space so it blends effortlessly into the scheme. Bunting is the perfect outdoorsy accessory to dress up a transitional area, such as a porch or sunroom, where décor might be on the understated side.
Should bunting be double sided?
I am a bunting snob and always make double sided bunting. It gives you the option of hanging it anywhere and no one is going to see the wrong side of the fabric. Also, it adds some weight to the fabric. It’s nice to see bunting fluttering in the breeze but you don’t want it going crazy.
What is the best size for bunting?
For the classic bunting shape, we recommend marking measurements of 16cm for the top edge and 22cm for the sides. If you’re feeling adventurous, you could try different shapes and sizes for your template.
Should bunting have gaps?
For indoor bunting you can leave a smaller space (approx 1″+) between flags. For outdoor bunting you can leave a larger space (approx 3-4″) between flags.
How big are bunting triangles?
Draw an 8 in (20 cm) equilateral triangle on a piece of paper. This will be the template you use to create each triangle for the bunting. Use a thicker piece of paper for the template, like cardstock or even cardboard, if you want the template to be sturdier.
How much material do I need for bunting?
How much fabric do you need? This depends very much on how long you want your bunting to be. Your finished bunting flags will be 15cm (6in) wide with a gap of 10cm (4in) between them. So, divide the length you want your finished bunting to be by 25cm (10in) to work out how many flags you need to make.
How many fat quarters do you need for bunting?
What you need for this bunting tutorial. I used three different fabrics for the bunting and used them for both sides. You could put plain fabrics on the back if you would like to save your best fabric for the front. Three fat quarters will be more than enough if you choose to use three fabrics.