Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fabric Christmas Countdown Chain

Christmas is on its way! Who doesn’t love a countdown?  My kids LOVE countdowns! Normally we cut strips of construction paper and glue them together to form a chain.  This year I thought it would be so fun to make a chain out of fabric that we will be able to use year after year! […]

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Christmas Table Runner

Brighten up your home with a Christmas Table Runner this holiday season! Not only is it bright and cheery, but this is the easiest table runner you will ever make! Christmas Table Runner Supplies: Fabric A: 12″ x 45″ “theme” print fabric (I used Riley Blake Christmas Candy Red Main) Fabric B: 18″ x 45″ […]

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Christmas Inspiration with The Ribbon Retreat

Christmas is the happiest time of year! If you’re looking for ideas for beautiful handmade Christmas items, this is the place! We have beautiful ribbons, fabric, resins, and so much more at The Ribbon Retreat! Wired Ribbon is almost a necessity around the holidays, and we have lots of it! Be sure to check out […]

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“Like” Us Giveaway Winner!

Thank you, Thank you, for all your help! We are now at 19,429! YAY! It’s still a little way to 20,000 so keep letting your friends know about us and send them our way! Now for the winner! We had 142 comments on our Facebook page and our Random Number Generator chose #65 who was […]

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Ribbon Bookmark

This is a great Christmas gift for all the readers out there!   My son  loves to read, and is now reading chapter books!   He is in 1st Grade and I’m one proud Momma!   I made him this book mark out of ribbon and elastic.   For this bookmark I used Blue/Lime Green Horizontal Stripes Ribbon.   […]

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Football Shirt

Happy Thanksgiving!!! We’re just headed out to our family’s house for some yummy Thanksgiving dinner and lots of fun. Every year I love to dress according to the holiday. Last year I made my toddler a Turkey Hand Shirt. It was adorable! This year I decided to dress the boys out of the ordinary in […]

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Fabric Notebook Cover

Stay organized during the holidays this year by using a simple notebook as a holiday planner. For a fun holiday touch, keep your notebook in a cute Fabric Notebook Cover. Fabric Notebook Cover Supplies: 1 Notebook (I used a composition notebook) 1/3 yard patterned fabric (I used Jovial Christmas Fabric Mistletoe Naughty) 1/3 yard contrasting […]

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“Like” Us Giveaway!

The Ribbon Retreat on Facebook is 886 “Likes” away from reaching 20,000!! We’re pretty excited about that! In fact, we’d be over the moon if we could get to 20,000 “Likes” before the end of the year. We know we can do it with your help! Send your friends over to The Ribbon Retreat Facebook […]

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Hats for Thanksgiving

Turkey? Check! Stuffing? Check! Mashed Potatoes? Check! Pilgrim and Indian hats? What? No hats? Well, then, today is your lucky day! If your kids like to dress up as much as mine do, they’ll love these Thanksgiving hats! We have made Pilgrim hats and Indian headbands in the past with construction paper. They’re fun to […]

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Clothespin Wreath for Christmas Cards

With Christmas coming there are sure to be Christmas cards in the mail soon. When they come I’m going to be ready! I made a wreath with clothespins to display all the fun cards. I have many embroidery hoops laying around so I glued my clothes pins to the inner ring of my embroidery hoop. […]

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