How to practice national flag etiquette

Originally written by Leah Perry

Posted July 14, 2020

How to practice national flag etiquette

Flags act as a symbol to represent any number of things on behalf of their owners. Whether you want to show your patriotic pride in your country or support your local university, there are many different ways to display your favorite flag and its meaning.

If you have access to a sewing machine, making a dress with a flag will allow you to display the flag and create an interesting addition to your wardrobe. With just a basic knowledge of sewing, you can sew your flagship dress in no time.

Position the flag so that it is wider horizontally than vertically and with the right side facing down. Fold the right vertical edge horizontally until it rests directly against the left vertical edge. Sew the left open edge closed to create a wide tube that is open at the top and bottom but closed on the right and left sides.

  • Flags act as a symbol to represent any number of things on behalf of their owners.
  • Sew the left open edge closed to create a wide tube that is open at the top and bottom but closed on the right and left sides.

Arrange a shirt that fits you over the flag to create armholes. Line up the left shoulder seam of the shirt with the top horizontal edge of the flag. Align the left side seam of the top along the left vertical seam of the flag.

Draw a line along the shoulder hole on the flag to create the left shoulder hole. Move the shirt to the right side of the flag and draw the right sleeve the same way.

  • Arrange a shirt that fits you over the flag to create armholes.
  • Move the shirt to the right side of the flag and draw the right sleeve the same way.

Cut the flag fabric above the marked sleeve lines, but add an extra 1 inch above the drawn lines. The extra thumb you leave above the armpit lines creates a clean, edged armhole.

Fold the excess fabric 1/2 inch above the shoulder hole line, then fold the edge back 1/2 inch. The raw cropped edges of the flag are now encased in double folds. Sew the pleats to complete the armholes.

Fold the top horizontal edge of the tube down and sew it with a 1/2 inch seam. Flip the flag over and fold the remaining top horizontal edge, then sew it the same way. The 1/2 inch seam will allow you to feed the ribbons through.

Turn the flag to the right and thread the ribbon through the 1/2 inch seams at the neckline. Pass the tape from one side and then the other. Tie the ends of the ribbon together as you pass it across your neck.

  • Fold the excess fabric 1/2 inch above the shoulder hole line, then fold the edge back 1/2 inch.
  • Turn the flag to the right and thread the ribbon through the 1/2 inch seams at the neckline.

Untie the ribbon to slide the dress over your head, then pull the ribbon to close it once it is put on. Tie the ribbon with a large bow or tie a small knot so that the neck closure is less visible.

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  • Try out different types of ribbons, cords and cords to create a different look for your peak dress. Make sure the neckline seam is slightly larger than the width of the fabric you choose to use.
  • Use the same method here to sew a dress from any rectangular piece of fabric, such as a sheet, curtain, or even a pillowcase for children’s clothes.
  • Don’t use a flag on a dress without being sure. Some countries, religions or other organizations may find it offensive to wear the flag as clothing.

Leah Perry has been writing articles, product descriptions and content for websites such as My Dear Child, Modular Kitchen Cabinets and On Track Lighting since 2006. The subjects of her work range from children to home and garden, to DIY, sewing and to the kitchen.

There is a specific way to display the American flag on Memorial Day in Swampscott.

    Scott Suza,Patch staff

SWAMPSCOTT, MA – As more traditional Memorial Day services to commemorate the victims of military service in 2021, we also remind you of the correct ways to show the Stars and Stripes in Swampscott and across America.

The American flag on Memorial Day – which falls on Monday, May 31 this year – should first be waved in the middle of the stick, as in other times of national mourning.

The United States flag code specifies how it must be raised and lowered and how long it must remain lowered during the day.

Find out what’s happening at Swampscott with free real-time updates from Patch.

On Remembrance Day, the flag should be raised vigorously upward and remain there for a while before slowly lowering it to the half-mast position, where it will remain until noon. The flag is then vigorously hoisted back to the top, where the Ancient Glory remains until sunset as it slowly descends.

It is an important element of symbolism. Until noon, the flag flutters in the middle of the stick in remembrance of the people who died in the nation’s military war; fly full and high for the rest of the day as a tribute to living veterans.

Find out what’s happening at Swampscott with free real-time updates from Patch.

The tradition dates back to the 20th century, executive director of the National Flag Foundation, Clark Rogers, told Live Science. “Because the nation lives and the flag is a symbol of enlightenment,” he said, explaining how raising the flag at noon symbolizes the nation’s resistance in the face of loss.

In parades, the flag should be “hung vertically with compound (blue star field) north on east and west roads, or east on north and south roads,” states the flag code. It should only be displayed on the floats if it is on a stick and “should not be displayed on the hood, top, sides or rear of a vehicle or train or boat” by code.

"Quando la bandiera è in alto sull’auto, il bastone è saldamente attaccato al telaio o fissato al parafango destro."

Following proper etiquette is equally important in other Memorial Day services in cemeteries and elsewhere. When the flag is raised:

  • Spectators who are not in military uniform should face the flag, stand at attention and put their hands on their hearts.
  • Those in uniform should pay the appropriate military salute.
  • A man who is not in uniform but is wearing a hat should take it off with his right hand and hold it on his left shoulder, with his hand resting on his heart.
  • Participants who are not US citizens should be at attention.
  • As the flag moves in the moving column, all people must greet it as it passes.

For flags that are mounted on the front of a house, window or balcony, the black crepe can be attached to the stick directly under the flag pole – a gold ball or spear-shaped ornament above the stick , according to media mogul Martha Stewart. On a standard-sized flag, the crepe should be no wider than a foot.

On windows or walls, the flag must be displayed with the Union stars to the right of the flag or to the left of the observer, as indicated by the flag code.

In all cases, the flag must be in excellent condition, not frayed or torn, and its red and white stripes and unity (blue star field) bright and vivid. If the flag is no longer suitable for display, it should be disposed of properly, preferably by ceremonial burning. US Legion posts and other veteran groups often hold flag-raising ceremonies.

When displayed on a mast, the flag code says Old Glory must be highest above other flags with one exception. During Navy personnel services conducted by naval chaplains at sea, a church banner may be hung above the flag.

The United States of America has a rich history of honor and respect for those who have served and protected it’s freedoms. It is this rich history that gives life and meaning to American symbolism. No other symbol is as iconic as the flag of the United States. The stars and stripes have been flying over our heads for generations, thanks to which we have developed traditions that preserve the dignity of those who preceded us.

The United States is a diverse country made up of a population of people from all walks of life. It is easy to lose this sense of belonging in a country full of different ideas, experiences and circumstances for its inhabitants. However, the flag of the United States reminds us that we are a nation, under God, indivisible, with freedom and justice for all.

Anyone who calls themselves American has a responsibility to respect the symbolism that binds us all under one identity. To honor a greater sense of identity, more than one person, the United States flag label has common practices that must be followed when displaying the United States flag, here are a few.

The flags of the United States never touch the ground

The flag of the United States must be waved with honor and glory. We hang the flag of the United States high because it serves as a symbol of something greater than any person. The flag of the United States represents a higher calling, a higher purpose, a greater representation of the past and present life of Americans. It is a physical representation of hope and prosperity. We hold the US flag high off the ground as something worth looking at. We stand on the ground with our feet in the trenches of life. And face difficulties, challenges and failures. We live in a world that requires us to get our hands and feet dirty. No one is left unscathed in our pursuit of success.

That’s why we raise the US flag high above the ground. Although we stand in the trenches of our present life, the US flag symbolizes an ideology of hope, freedom and prosperity which can’t be touched in the physical world. It represents the transcendent goal of a better future. It’s an idea larger than individualism. This is our history, our history, our future linked in time like the United States of America.

Fly your American flag from sunrise to sunset

According to the United States Flag Code, the United States flag should only be waved during the day. There is an exception to this rule when the lighting is illuminated above or below the flag. Because it is important?

As we’ve mentioned, the United States flag is a unifying symbol greater than any one individual. We raise the US flag high to represent an ideology that Americans can look at. Philosophy itself is something that should never be left in the dark. We raise the American flag to the light to never forget where we have been and where we are going.

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How to practice national flag etiquette

Raise the US flag above all other flags

As an American, it should be remembered that although our views and beliefs differ, we still belong to one nation. It is common practice to never fly any other flag higher than the US flag. This also applies to the raising and lowering of flags. If your flags require manipulation, always lower non-US flags first. The same goes for the raising of the flag. Never raise non-US flags until the stars and stripes are in the correct position. It symbolizes placing more value on the country than on individual beliefs.

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Swimming under the American flag on Memorial Day 2021 honors military personnel. Here are the rules for displaying the Florida flag.

    Deb belt,Patch staff

FLORIDA – While many traditional Remembrance Day services to honor victims of military service are still suspended in 2021 due to the pandemic, residents can properly display the Stars and Stripes across Florida and across America.

The American flag on Memorial Day – which falls on Monday, May 31 this year – should first be waved in the middle of the stick, as in other times of national mourning.

However, it’s not as simple as raising the flag at half mast and walking away. The U. S. flag code is specific about that.

The flag should be raised vigorously to the top and remain there for a while before slowly lowering it to the half-wand position where it will remain until noon. The flag is then vigorously hoisted back to the top, where the Ancient Glory remains until sunset as it slowly descends.

It is an important element of symbolism. At noon, the flag flutters in the middle of the stick in memory of the nation’s war fall; fly full and high for the rest of the day as a tribute to living veterans.

The tradition dates back to the 20th century, executive director of the National Flag Foundation, Clark Rogers, told Live Science. “Because the nation lives and the flag is a symbol of enlightenment,” he said, explaining how raising the flag at noon symbolizes the nation’s resistance in the face of loss.

Of course, not everyone has a tree.

For flags that are mounted on the side of a house, window or balcony, a black crepe serpentine can be attached to the stick directly under the flag pole – a gold ball or spear-shaped ornament over the stick, according to media mogul Martha Stewart. On a standard-sized flag, the crepe should be no wider than a foot.

In all cases, make sure the flag is in great condition, is not frayed and torn, and that its red and white stripes and connection (blue star field) are bright and vibrant. If the flag is no longer suitable for display, it should be disposed of properly, preferably by ceremonial burning. US Legion posts and other veteran groups often hold flag-raising ceremonies.

Florida state flag rules

The official flag of the state of the sun features a white box with an embossed red cross with the seal of Florida in the center. The state seal was changed in 1985 to include the Seminole Indian, the steamboat and the saw palmetto with the motto “In God We Trust”.

The Florida flag is displayed every day, weather permitting, on buildings across the state. By order of the governor, it can be flown at half mast. Traditionally, it is worn half-stick, along with the American flag on Memorial Day. Like the American flag, the state flag should be waved at half-mast until noon.

La legge statale vieta di "collocare qualsiasi opera, figura, marchio, immagine, disegno, disegno o pubblicità di qualsiasi tipo su qualsiasi bandiera, stendardo, colore, insegna o scudo degli Stati Uniti o dello Stato della Florida" in conformità con For More Informazioni su Label and Flag Law in Florida, visitare il Dipartimento di Stato online.

There is a specific way to display the American flag on Memorial Day in Haddonfield and Haddon Township.

    Antoni Bellano,Patch staff

Like the more traditional Memorial Day services honoring people killed in military service in 2021, they remember the proper way to display the stars and stripes in Haddonfield, Haddon Township, and across America.

The American flag on Memorial Day – which falls on Monday, May 31 this year – should first be waved in the middle of the stick, as in other times of national mourning.

The United States flag code specifies how it must be raised and lowered and how long it must remain lowered during the day.

On Remembrance Day, the flag should be raised vigorously upward and remain there for a while before slowly lowering it to the half-mast position, where it will remain until noon. The flag is then vigorously hoisted back to the top, where the Ancient Glory remains until sunset as it slowly descends.

It is an important element of symbolism. Until noon, the flag flutters in the middle of the stick in remembrance of the people who died in the nation’s military war; fly full and high for the rest of the day as a tribute to living veterans.

The tradition dates back to the 20th century, executive director of the National Flag Foundation, Clark Rogers, told Live Science. “Because the nation lives and the flag is a symbol of enlightenment,” he said, explaining how raising the flag at noon symbolizes the nation’s resistance in the face of loss.

While Haddonfield’s Memorial Day Parade has been canceled, a Memorial Day Service will be held on May 31, 10 a. m. at the Westmont Fire Co. 1, 120 Haddon Avenue a Haddon Township. Everyone is welcome.

Many other cities and towns across the country, such as New Canaan, Connecticut; brick, New Jersey; and Doylestown, Pennsylvania are returning to tradition by restoring Memorial Day parades after they were canceled a year ago due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In parades, the flag should be “hung vertically with compound (blue star field) north on east and west roads, or east on north and south roads,” states the flag code. It should only be displayed on the floats if it is on a stick and “should not be displayed on the hood, top, sides or rear of a vehicle or train or boat” by code.

"Quando la bandiera è in alto sull’auto, il bastone è saldamente attaccato al telaio o fissato al parafango destro."

Following proper etiquette is equally important in other Memorial Day services in cemeteries and elsewhere. When the flag is raised:

  • Spectators who are not in military uniform should face the flag, stand at attention and put their hands on their hearts.
  • Those in uniform should pay the appropriate military salute.
  • A man who is not in uniform but is wearing a hat should take it off with his right hand and hold it on his left shoulder, with his hand resting on his heart.
  • Participants who are not US citizens should be at attention.
  • As the flag moves in the moving column, all people must greet it as it passes.

For flags that are mounted on the front of a house, window or balcony, the black crepe can be attached to the stick directly under the flag pole – a gold ball or spear-shaped ornament above the stick , according to media mogul Martha Stewart. On a standard-sized flag, the crepe should be no wider than a foot.

On windows or walls, the flag must be displayed with the Union stars to the right of the flag or to the left of the observer, as indicated by the flag code.

In all cases, the flag must be in excellent condition, not frayed or torn, and its red and white stripes and unity (blue star field) bright and vivid. If the flag is no longer suitable for display, it should be disposed of properly, preferably by ceremonial burning. US Legion posts and other veteran groups often hold flag-raising ceremonies.

When displayed on a mast, the flag code says Old Glory must be highest above other flags with one exception. During Navy personnel services conducted by naval chaplains at sea, a church banner may be hung above the flag.

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There is a specific way to display the American flag on Memorial Day in Gloucester Township.

    Antoni Bellano,Patch staff

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ – As more traditional Memorial Day services honoring people killed in military service in 2021, we also remind you of the right ways to display the Stars and Stripes in Gloucester Township and across America.

The American flag on Memorial Day – which falls on Monday, May 31 this year – should first be waved in the middle of the stick, as in other times of national mourning.

The United States flag code specifies how it must be raised and lowered and how long it must remain lowered during the day.

On Remembrance Day, the flag should be raised vigorously upward and remain there for a while before slowly lowering it to the half-mast position, where it will remain until noon. The flag is then vigorously hoisted back to the top, where the Ancient Glory remains until sunset as it slowly descends.

It is an important element of symbolism. Until noon, the flag flutters in the middle of the stick in remembrance of the people who died in the nation’s military war; fly full and high for the rest of the day as a tribute to living veterans.

The tradition dates back to the 20th century, executive director of the National Flag Foundation, Clark Rogers, told Live Science. “Because the nation lives and the flag is a symbol of enlightenment,” he said, explaining how raising the flag at noon symbolizes the nation’s resistance in the face of loss.

Gloucester Township will host an annual Memorial Day ceremony with a traditional visit to Town Hall memorials before a formal ceremony at Veterans Park, 1261 Chews Landing Road, at noon on May 31st.Read more here: Gloucester Township Memorial Day set for May 31st

Many other cities and towns across the country, such as New Canaan, Connecticut; brick, New Jersey; and Doylestown, Pennsylvania are returning to tradition by restoring Memorial Day parades after they were canceled a year ago due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In parades, the flag should be “hung vertically with compound (blue star field) north on east and west roads, or east on north and south roads,” states the flag code. It should only be displayed on the floats if it is on a stick and “should not be displayed on the hood, top, sides or rear of a vehicle or train or boat” by code.

"Quando la bandiera è in alto sull’auto, il bastone è saldamente attaccato al telaio o fissato al parafango destro."

Following proper etiquette is equally important in other Memorial Day services in cemeteries and elsewhere. When the flag is raised:

  • Spectators who are not in military uniform should face the flag, stand at attention and put their hands on their hearts.
  • Those in uniform should pay the appropriate military salute.
  • A man who is not in uniform but is wearing a hat should take it off with his right hand and hold it on his left shoulder, with his hand resting on his heart.
  • Participants who are not US citizens should be at attention.
  • As the flag moves in the moving column, all people must greet it as it passes.

For flags that are mounted on the front of a house, window or balcony, the black crepe can be attached to the stick directly under the flag pole – a gold ball or spear-shaped ornament above the stick , according to media mogul Martha Stewart. On a standard-sized flag, the crepe should be no wider than a foot.

On windows or walls, the flag must be displayed with the Union stars to the right of the flag or to the left of the observer, as indicated by the flag code.

In all cases, the flag must be in excellent condition, not frayed or torn, and its red and white stripes and unity (blue star field) bright and vivid. If the flag is no longer suitable for display, it should be disposed of properly, preferably by ceremonial burning. US Legion posts and other veteran groups often hold flag-raising ceremonies.

When displayed on a mast, the flag code says Old Glory must be highest above other flags with one exception. During Navy personnel services conducted by naval chaplains at sea, a church banner may be hung above the flag.

Many Americans will fly the American flag tomorrow in honor of Memorial Day. The following flag label guidelines are provided by the military. com

The United States Flag Code formalizes and unifies the traditional ways we respect the flag and includes detailed instructions on how the flag cannot be used.

Below is a list of do’s and don’ts related to Old Glory, the flag of the United States.

While viewing a flag, perform the following steps:

  • Display the U. S. flag from sunrise to sunset on buildings and stationary flagstaffs in the open. When a patriotic effect is desired, the flag can be displayed 24/7 if properly lit during the dark hours.
  • When placed on a walking stick or lanyard, it places the United States flag on top of all other flags.
  • When flags are displayed in a row, the U. S. flag goes to the observer’s left. The flags of other nations fly at the same height. State and local flags are traditionally hung further down.
  • When used in a marching ceremony or parade with other flags, the United States flag will be to the left of the observer.
  • On special days, the flag can be waved in the center of the pole. On Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is flown by half the staff by noon and then relieved.
  • In the case of a half-stick flight, first lift it up briefly, then lower it to the half-stick position. The flag should be raised to the top again before it is lowered for the day. By “half stick” we mean lowering the flag to half the distance between the top and bottom of the stick.
  • When the flag is displayed in the center of the road, it should be hung vertically with a hub (blue star field) to the north on east and west roads, or east on north and south roads.
  • When placed on a podium the flag should be placed on the speaker’s right or the staging area. The other flags must be placed on the left side.
  • If projected horizontally or vertically onto a wall (or other flat surface), the sum (the blue field of stars) should appear at the top and right of the flag, i. e. to the left of the observer.
  • Viewed in the window it should look the same: with a blue connector or box to the left of the observer in the street.
  • When the flag is high on the car, the stick must be firmly attached to the frame or fixed to the right fender.
  • When the flag is used to cover a coffin, it should be positioned so that the union is on the head and over the left shoulder. Do not lower the flag in the grave and do not touch the ground.

When waving a flag, perform the following steps:

  • All people present in uniform (military, police, firefighters, etc.) must pay a military salute. I membri delle forze armate e i veterani presenti ma non in uniforme possono salutare i militari.
  • All other people present must face the flag and stand at attention with the right hand on the heart, or, if possible, take off the hat with the right hand and hold it on the left shoulder, keeping the hand on the heart.

When storing or deleting a flag, do the following:

  • Fold into a traditional storage triangle, never broken.
  • Fold the flag in the usual way.
  • It is important that the fire is large enough and intense enough to ensure that the flag is completely burned.
  • Put the flag on fire.
  • The person or persons can attract attention, salute the flag, recite the pledge of allegiance, and have a short period of silent reflection.
  • After the flag is completely burned, the fire should be safely extinguished and the ashes buried.
  • Make sure you comply with local / state fire codes or ordinances.

A quick list of flag bans:

  • Do not dip the US flag for any person, flag or ship.
  • Don’t let the flag touch the ground.
  • Do not hang the flag upside down unless there is an emergency.
  • Do not wear the flat flag or carry items inside it.
  • Do not use the flag as clothing.
  • Do not store the flag in a place where it can get dirty.
  • Do not use it as a cover.
  • Don’t fasten it or tie it back. Always leave it free.
  • Do not draw or otherwise mark the flag.
  • Don’t use the flag for decoration. Use the flag with blue on top, then white, then red.

How to unfold and fold the American flag:

The USCG Ceremonial Honorary Guard demonstrates the unfolding and folding of the correct flag for two people.