Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bows By You!

I got three fantastic submissions from our customers for 4th of July bows! This adorable bow was submitted by Shelby. She made this cute bow for her daughter, and I LOVE the added tinsel! This bow is made with the Star Waves 4th of July Ribbon, White and Red Solid Grosgrain Ribbon, and our Patriotic […]

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Magnetic Interchangeable Flower

Flowers are SO popular these days!  Wouldn’t it be so nice to have one that matched every outfit?  I say let’s do it!  I’m going to show you how to make an interchangeable flower hair clip by placing flower petals in between two magnets.  One magnet will be glued to a single prong clip and the […]

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Felt Circles Flower

When I saw felt circles on the New Stuff tab at The Ribbon Retreat, my first thought was YAY! No more trying to cut out perfect circles! These things are such awesome time savers! My second thought was these flowers. Now that circles are already cut out, you can make these in no time! – […]

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Print Option Now Available!

If you are a person that likes to print out the tutorials without all the comments, then you are in luck! We now have the print option available! This is a great way to have the tutorial by you without having to look at your computer. Just click on the post and you will see […]

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Applique Star Shirts

 The fourth of July is coming up fast!  I just love to have the whole family decked out in fun red white and blue outfits! Do you like to be unique and know that NOBODY will be wearing the same thing as you when you go out?  I don’t know why but I just LOVE […]

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Father’s Day Apron Update

Go Here to see if my husband liked his Father’s Day Apron and how it looked on him!

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How To Make Shorts or Pants

Since it’s summer, I made shorts. Making your own pants or shorts without a pattern is SO easy. Trust me, if I can do it, so can you! Now make sure to read the ENTIRE tutorial before you begin. If you don’t, you may end up with shorts that look like this: Can any one […]

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Korker Bow with Krinkle Ribbon

Have you ever used the Free Instructions The Ribbon Retreat offers?  There are some very cool projects to do!  I love the instructions on How to Make Korker Ribbon and Bows!  They show you 3 different methods to make the korker bow.  I chose to use method # 3 to make this bow. I love to […]

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Flag Bow How-To

Thanks everyone for your responses! I think the suggestions are great. Since I am wearing this bow, I want it to be as small and simple as possible so I left it as is. I don’t have a lot of pictures, but if you have any more questions, please leave questions in the comments or […]

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Flag Bow

The 4th of July is one of the few holidays where I think I can get away with wearing a bow. And this is the bow I will be donning for the fourth. I had an idea of a flag bow and this is what I came up with. It isn’t exactly what I was […]

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