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Back to School Pencil Banner with Kunin Felt

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Back to School time is fast approaching (we always go back early in August here in SW Florida) and I have created this Back to School Pencil Banner so all of my crafty teacher friends can “WELCOME” their students back to class in style! Easy to create in just about an hour with Kunin Felt and my FREE Patterns.

Number two pencils always make me think of this quote from the movie You've Got Mail “Don't you love New York in the fall?  It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address”  -Joe Fox

Welcome Back to School Pencil Banner with Kunin Felt Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #backtoschool #banner #felt #craft #teacher #pencil

Welcome Back to School Pencil Banner

Make a Back to School Pencil Banner with Creatively Beth

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Here's what you will need to make a Pencil Banner from Felt:

Here's how to make a Felt Pencil Banner:

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STEP ONE

Trace each pattern shape seven (7) times onto light felt with Black Aquarellable pencil and onto dark felt with White Aquarellable pencil. The Pencil Bases onto Kunin™ ClassicFelt™ Gold; Pencil Erasers onto Kunin™ ClassicFelt™ Candy Pink; Eraser Cuffs onto Kunin™ ClassicFelt™ Silver Gray; Pencil Point Large onto Kunin™ ClassicFelt™ Sandstone and Pencil Point Small onto Kunin™ ClassicFelt™ Black.  Cut out all shapes with scissors.

Trace Patterns to make a Back to School Pencil Banner with Creatively Beth

STEP TWO

Assemble pencils with Beacon Felt Glue.  Attach Pencil Point Small to Pencil Point Large.  Adhere Pencil Eraser to Pencil Base, overlapping 1”.  Attach Pencil Cuff to the edge of Pencil Eraser.  Flip over and attach Pencil Point Large to the wavy edge of Pencil Base and then let the glue dry.

Assemble a Back to School Pencil Banner with Creatively Beth

STEP THREE

Peel back liner paper and then attach letters to the center of each pencil spelling out WELCOME.

Add message to a Back to School Pencil Banner with Creatively Beth

STEP FOUR

Attach ribbon to the back of each pencil, leaving 12” at each end and 1” in between each pencil.  Let dry.

Create a Back to School Pencil Banner with Creatively Beth

STEP FIVE

Accent Pencil Cuff with lines and circles of silver glitter glue, as outlined in the photo.  Let dry.

Embellish a Back to School Pencil Banner with Creatively Beth

Download the Free Pencil Banner Patterns HERE!

Back to School Welcome Banner

This Back to School Pencil Banner went together in just under an hour, so it is quick and easy to create in an evening or afternoon.  Change up the message to incorporate the Teacher’s name, School name (and colors) or just to say WELCOME BACK!  The possibilities are endless!

I hope you will use my project as a jumping-off point to showcase your Kunin Creativity and create some classroom decor!  Felt is an easy, versatile, and forgiving medium that allows you to create affordable but trendy projects whether you are a beginner or an expert crafter!

Welcome Back to School Pencil Banner with Kunin Felt Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #backtoschool #banner #felt #craft #teacher #pencil

Additional Back-to-School Crafts

Y'all know that I love to doodle and draw, so today I am sharing a Back-to-School Notebook Cover Free Printable to Color. There is nothing better than brand new school supplies, except maybe doodling them on this free printable. 

Back to School Notebook Cover to Print and Color by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #freeprintable #backtoschool #doodle #handdrawn #schoolsupplies

Create an Easy Clay Pot Apple for Teacher that is the perfect container to hold some sweets and a gift card. Teachers give so much of themselves to our children, so thank them with this quick and easy 30-minute craft.

Clay Pot Apple for Teacher Featured Creatively Beth

Create an Easy Pencil Tote Bag for your favorite Teacher or a bright and colorful way to carry all your back-to-school supplies. This adorable book bag takes only 30 minutes to make with Free Printable patterns included.

Easy Pencil Tote Bag with Peel n Stick Fabric Fuse Therm-o-Web Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #thermoweb #pencil #nosew #teacher #tote #book #bag #diy #craft

Thanks for stopping by!


12 thoughts on “Back to School Pencil Banner with Kunin Felt

  • This is adorable, Beth! Thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJ’s.

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    • Thanks for hosting a great Linky Party every week, Ann! 🙂

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  • Beth, your banner is perfect for back to school! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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    • Thanks, Cecilia! This is one of my all-time favorite projects!

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  • Your banner is super duper cute! I’m featuring you this week at #HomeMattersParty. Starts Thursday 9pm (est) through Monday. Hope to see you drop by! @ Southern Sunflowers

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    • YAY!! Allyson, Thank you SO MUCH!

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    • THANKS, Steph, and always excited for a new linky party! WELCOME!!

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  • I cannot believe it is back to school time already Beth! This would be perfect for the classroom, thank you for sharing. I will share this with my teacher friends.

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    • Yes, Cara, the kiddos seem to go back earlier each year! Quick and easy back to school gift for your favorite Teacher!

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