by awesome1 29 Jul 2020

I just put a new garden flag at my front walk. He is from a set of "drunken roosters" that I have had for years. He was to have white feathers, but I just did the outline. He replaces my "mule xing" flag that was faded. Isn't he cute? I'm having fun with my flags!


by peafarm 15 Aug 2020

Very cheery and welcoming.

by sewpam 13 Aug 2020

He is very cute and the bright yellow is very cheerful. I am in the process of making a garden flag for my sister out of water resistant nylon, I read your comment to Toogie's post, and was wondering if you tried an outdoor fabric and if that would be any better than the nylon, fabric such as Solarium or Sunbrella? Another question, how does the thread hold up to the outdoors?

by missqueenbee47 13 Aug 2020

yes, he's cute

by noah 11 Aug 2020

yes very cute love him hugsxx

by phone1lady 11 Aug 2020

nice job

by cfidl 31 Jul 2020

Love the rooster! I think making the flag from nylon is a fabulous idea. Much better than burlap, as it dries quickly. I need to find mine now and try it. Excellent work!

by mrskiki 31 Jul 2020

Love it! Did you use nylon for your flag? Hugs. Nan

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awesome1 by awesome1 31 Jul 2020 nylon for all my flags. TY!

by pennifold 30 Jul 2020

It looks awesome, awesome1! Love Chris

by sewmadau 30 Jul 2020

By the way I forgot to add I love your flag,

by blueeyedblonde 29 Jul 2020


by toogie 29 Jul 2020

Cute! He looks carefree.

I have been wanting to make me another flag however, I don't know what fabric to use, to keep from fading and waterproof. What have you used? The afternoon sun is on my front so it will be in the sun most of the day.

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awesome1 by awesome1 29 Jul 2020

Fabric is rip-stop nylon. I've made many flags, usually the big ones that hang from the pole on the house, and always pieced together in a pattern of some kind. Even if seasonal or holidays, they all faded eventually. I'm tired of the work. Like you, Toogie, I get direct sun on front after shines up a street, focused on my house front until it sets. No trees in the street to block it; only small dogwood trees in the yard. My paint takes a beating! So I now satisfy my flag fetish with these small ones. Not so much labor or waste. Your fabric store ( like joanns), tho mine was found at big fabric store. It's much more fun embroidering designs than cutting patterns!

by 02kar Moderator 29 Jul 2020

What a fun design to welcome friends and family.

by crafter2243 Moderator 29 Jul 2020

How funny and cute. The rooster makes me smile. You did a great job

by pennyhal2 29 Jul 2020

What a fun flag!

by sonjapotgieter 29 Jul 2020

It is so Adorable and Gorgeous!!!Clever idea!!!

by dailylaundry 29 Jul 2020

This is just adorable!!! What kind of fabric did you use for your flag? It looks perfect! Hugs, Laura

toogie by toogie 29 Jul 2020

Curious minds want to know. I had a bought one that faded bad.

sewmadau by sewmadau 30 Jul 2020

Why do you put flags on your front door??
Is it an US thing or do you just do it to brighten up the entry?? Just curious.

dailylaundry by dailylaundry 30 Jul 2020

It is not uncommon to put a garden flag up in a front yard. It does brighten everything and it is a welcoming touch. It is a good question!! Hugs, Laura