Regalia Project: Oversized Banners

Trimaris Regalia: Oversized Banners

Description:

  • Oversized banners to be used for decoration of halls

    Total items per project:

  • One or more oversized banners

    Materials specifications:

  • Fabric:
    • All fabric should be pre-washed and dried to ensure dyes are set and will not run in case of contact with water.
  • If sewing:
    • Appropriate for large scale designs
    • Cotton (trigger, blends)
    • Linen (linen/poly blends)
    • Silk
  • If painting: Appropriate for a semi of small designs such as repeating triskeles.
    • Acrylic paints designed for use on fabric
    • Paints should be permanent and not come out during washing
  • Thread:
    • Cotton, cotton/poly

    Color specifications:

  • Trimarian Motif: Colors are chosen to best match the Trimarian arms and should be strictly adhered to when making your fabric selection for uniformity of Trimaris Regalia
    • Blue
    • White
  • Other Motif: Please contact the Regalia Committee to discuss other motifs you may wish to create. Other motifs should be appropriate to inclusion as Regalia for Trimaris.

    Construction specifications:

  • If Sewing:
    • All design pieces should be appliqu├ęd in place, sewn completely with thread around all edges to protect from wear. Due to wear and washing needs, glue is not an acceptable fixative.
    • Each banner should be sewn with a top pocket that can accommodate at least a 1 inch wooden dowel so the banner can be hung in place.
  • If Painting:
    • All design elements should be painted with an even application of paint.
    • Design elements, especially repeating designs like triskeles, should be of the same size/shape. A template or stamp application is recommended.
    • Each banner should be sewn with a top pocket that can accommodate at least a 1 inch wooden dowel so the banner can be hung in place.
  • Finishing:
    • All banners should be either double sided or backed in white or blue fabric, sewn completely around the edges.

    Design specifications:

  • Trimarian Arms:
    • Images of the Trimarian Arms are provided as a design guide and should be strictly adhered to for uniformity of Trimaris Regalia.
    • Please contact the Trimaris Regalia Committee (trimaris.regalia@gmail.com) for digital copies if needed.

    Size specifications:

  • Banners should be of an extra-large size appropriate for use as a wall cover.

    Notes:

  • 10-20 Large scale banners of various motif are sought.