I have made several buntings recently. I always use a painters dropcloth for the main part, and stamp the letters on with "Stayz On" ink.
1 for my Brothers wedding:
This was made with 2 colors of ribbon
1 for my Parents 50th Wedding Anniversary
This had lace & gold material cut in strips
& this was my cousins, for her wedding. She requested it after she saw my parents & my brothers
This had 2 colors of ribbon