Monthly Archives: November 2011

November Link Party

Welcome to our November Link Party! This month we are celebrating Thanksgiving/Fall! Link up your crafts, whether it’s bows or clothes, anything! Show us what you’ve made with product from The Ribbon Retreat. *Please link projects that include supplies available at TRR.* This month we are having a contest! I, along with two other The […]

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November Link Party Coming!

Hey Everyone!! Here is a reminder that our November “Thanksgiving/Fall” Link Party is coming on Monday, November 7th. Link up all your fun Thanksgiving/Fall bows and crafts! There are PRIZES! We will be giving THREE $15 Gift Certificates to the Most Original Thanksgiving/Fall bow or crafts! Join us on Monday. I can’t wait to see […]

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Zipper Flower Necklace and Headband

Zipper embellishments are all the rage right now! I see them everywhere and I’m always amazed at the all the different things you create with them. The Ribbon Retreat recently started carrying zipper accents. They come in packages containing 5 zippers measuring 1 yard in length. The zippers come in a variety of colors. They […]

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Kanzashi Flower Maker

This is such a cute little flower! There a few ways to make this flower, but I can honestly say this is the EASIEST way! Another thing I like about using this flower maker is how uniform it makes the flower. Every petal is exactly the same. I made this flower using the Kanzashi Flower […]

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Vest Wishes!

A vest is one of the most simple and versatile items of clothing you can make. With that being said, let me just tell you that I am not a skilled seamstress. My mother is a seamstress. My mother-in-law is a seamstress. I come from a long line of crafty, seamstress women (on both sides […]

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