- When I made my fans, I used scraps of fabric and cut them into squares ranging from 4" - 9". The top tends to flop if you cut the squares more than about 5" - 6". 4" seems to be pretty perfect, though.
- Thicker, sturdier fabrics work better because they don't flop as much.
- If you have kids around, keep the garland out of reach. (My toddler broke mine pretty quick...)
Last week, I posted a lovely little A-Frame Play Tent that was decorated with a fabric fan garland. I found the tutorial for this adorable string of fans at Blooms and Bugs. I really loved the outcome, however there are a few things that I would probably do different if I were to make it again. I think it looks better when hung vertically (pictured below) as opposed to horizontally (shown in the tutorial). If you want a horizontal garland, here are a few suggestions:
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