Both a reference and how-to book about banners and banner-making. -The historical beginnings: flags, heraldry, tapestries. -The meaning and use of symbols-past and present. -How a banner design is created. -The fabrics and techniques for applying designs. -The colors to use for maximum impact and symbolism.
This is the book banner makers everywhere have been waiting for. A truly complete and creative guide to banner design and construction. It tells everything about banners; the historical beginnings: flags, heraldry and tapestries; the meaning and the use of symbols from past until present; how a banner design is created; the many ways it can be constructed; the special fabrics and techniques for applying designs; and the colors that may be used for maximum beauty and significance. And, of course, the book is full of ideas for holiday banners. Scripture banners, special-use banners and many more. It includes ten full-color pages with superb reproductions of charts and designs. This book is an indispensable reference tool for any banner-making project. The most comprehensive book available on the subject.