Easy Crafts: “Homework Time” Door Banners

A clever – and friendly – way to tell friends when not to knock.

These personalized banners are genius – what an easy way to declare it study time or nap time! Use basic craft materials and easy cutting techniques to make the banners. Personalize them with the message of your choice using Dritz® iron-on lettering – easy, peasy! A super subtle way to say no knocking, without actually saying no knocking.

Easy Crafts: Personalized Front Door Signs

Dritz® supplies:

Omnigrid® supplies:

Other supplies:

  • 5” x 11” piece of duck canvas in the color of your choice
  • Iron and pressing surface
  • 5” x 11” piece of lightweight fusible interfacing
  • 18” piece of ribbon to match

Ironing in Progress

1) Fuse the interfacing to the back of canvas piece.


Using Omnigrid Ruler & Rotary Cutter to Make Front Door Signs

2) Print our our template, and then use it to cut a flag shape out of your canvas.


Using Omnigrid Ruler & Rotary Cutter to Make Front Door Signs

3) Apply Dritz® fashion grommets to the top of sign 1” from each side. See how to apply by watching our YouTube video or reading these illustrated instructions.


Using Dritz Iron-On Letters to Make Personalized Front Door Signs

4) Peel the Dritz® soft flock iron-on lettering off of its backing paper and position it as desired before securing, making sure your saying will fit on the sign.


Using Dritz Iron-On Letters to Make Personalized Front Door Signs

5) Fuse lettering, one word at a time, using a pressing cloth on top of the letters. Make sure your letters are even and straight. (Check out our website item page for more application specifics.)


Using Dritz Iron-On Letters & Eyelets to Make Personalized Front Door Signs

6) Apply Fray Check® to the edges.

7) Tie a ribbon through the grommets and it’s ready to hang.


Easy Crafts: Personalized Door Banners Using Dritz Iron-On Lettering

What do you think? We love this door sign project because it’s so useful. We’ve all had occasions to communicate something to front door guests … often times on a sticky note! But if it’s a message you need to convey routinely, isn’t this a better solution? 


Easy Crafts: Personalized Door Banners Using Dritz Iron-On Lettering

Here are other ideas you might like to consider:

  • Friends Welcome
  • Please Use The Side Door
  • Party Out Back
  • Please Remove Your Shoes
  • Please Do Not Ring Doorbell
  • No Knocking. No Ringing. Please Text.

What’s your message? Leave us a comment below, or communicate with Dritz® on Facebook and Instagram and show us what you’re making.

Happy crafting!

 

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