Monthly Archives: March 2011

Simple St. Patrick’s Day Bow

These bows require very little ribbon and very little time to make. If you’re in a rush and your little girl needs a quick bow before she gets pinched on St. Patrick’s Day, these are for you! This is the Bow-Tie Technique. The instructions for this technique are free and can be found on The […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Bow Feature

One of our customers, Shelley, sent me pictures of some super cute bows she made. I love them! All of these ribbons can be found at The Ribbon Retreat. As of right now, all the 3/8″ St. Patrick’s Day Ribbon Mixes are in stock. The Luck of the Irish St. Patrick’s Day Ribbon Mix is […]

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Shamrock Ribbon Sculpture

I have three different ways to use the Shamrock Ribbon Sculpture. It is really easy and can be done fairly quickly! All you need is 3/8″ ribbon. I used Emerald Solid Grosgrain Ribbon in 3/8″, but you can use any color of green, or dots, or stripes, whatever you want to use! The first step […]

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Patty’s Girl Bow

I made this bow with ribbon from the Patty’s Girl 3/8″ Ribbon Mix. Ribbon mixes are AWESOME! I love them! They take care of the coordinating of colors AND the amount of ribbon is perfect for a few bows. The 3/8″ mixes are great for Korkers and Loopy Bows. This particular bow is made using […]

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Clearance Fabrics

The Ribbon Retreat has moved a ton of fabrics over to clearance to make room for all the new fabrics coming in. You can find fabrics under the fabric clearance section for up to 35% off! Amazing deals! Moda Riley Blake Michael Miller Timeless Treasures And much more! Don’t you just love getting awesome stuff […]

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Twisted St. Patty’s Day Bow

After my realization that my Twisted Boutique Technique needed help, I decided to do a bow that ONLY had that technique to get some practice in. These bows are quite an improvement, and I think I still need practice, but at least I am getting better. I did both of these Twisted Boutique bows by […]

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Stacked St. Patrick’s Day Bow

This is my first big bow! I’ve made some before that I called big, but I don’t think I knew what I was talking about. I just went all out with this one and learned a lot. First, I tried out the Inside Out Technique for the first layer. Click the link for the instructions. […]

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