Browse thousands of community created Minecraft Banners on Planet Minecraft! Wear a banner as a cape to make your Minecraft player more unique, or use a banner as a flag! When making a custom shield, it is important that the shield and banner are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3x3 crafting grid. To make a custom shield, place 1 shield and 1 banner in the 3x3 crafting grid. Woo, Minecraft creativity! All content is shared by the community and free to download.