A flag is a pennant-shaped, vertical, decorative embellishment that is hung from two or three points at it's top hem.
- Flags are very versatile, They can be used alone, on a valance or cornice, or with functional or nonfunctional panels.
- Flags are economical due to the simplicity of their construction and the small amount of fabric and trim used.
- Flags can provide substantial visual impact for very little cost.
- Flags should always be self-lined or contrast lined.
- Use string welt to create a sharp edge to the flag.
- Do not topstitch the flag. Topstitching impedes the hang of the fabric.
- Interline or use fusible interfacing on thin or unstable fabrics when making flags to give them body and drapability.
- Flags can be made reversible by suing contrast lining. This will allow a quick change to the look of the treatment. It's a great tool for crating seasonal variety in your decor.
- Flags can be taken on and off easily to change the look of the treatments or to be cleaned and pressed.
- Flags can be hung from a wide variety of hardware.
- Flags can be used to embellish store-bought panels and give them a custom appearance.
- Flags can be easily added to an existing treatment to change it's look.