Monthly Archives: May 2012

Diaper and Wipes Case Tutorial

Hi everyone! I am Amber from a brand new blog, Crazy Little Projects. This is my first contribution to The Ribbon Retreat Blog, and I am very excited. To see more of my sewing tutorials, crafts, baking ideas and things to do with kids, visit my blog or follow me on Facebook. I really have […]

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Bag Tutorials, Homemade Gift Ideas | 1 Response

May Link Party Winners and Features

Thank you all for a successful link party! All the flowers and crafts using flowered fabrics and ribbons were awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful talents with us. If you haven’t checked out all the amazing links, be sure to head to the May Link Party and support your fellow bow and craft makers. […]

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Make Flower Headbands with Skinny Elastic

Hi! I’m Britt from Charlie’s Halo. I’m so excited to be doing a tutorial for The Ribbon Retreat! In this tutorial I will teach you how to make a flower headband with skinny elastic. I am using Frayed Shabby Chiffon Flowers. Frayed flowers are so popular right now and they make great accessories for babies […]

Posted in "Add a clip or headband" Flowers, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To | 4 Responses

Pinwheel Ribbon Sculpture Tutorial

These Pinwheel Ribbon Sculptures are so cute and easy to do. You can create so many different looks from just one ribbon. – Pinwheel Ribbon Sculpture Tutorial – Supplies: 4 Ribbon Right Triangles heat sealed in 4th of July Stripes or any other ribbon. Felt Button and Needle & Thread OR Gem and Glue Hot […]

Posted in 4th of July, 4th of July, Holiday, Holiday Craft Tutorials, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To, Kids Craft Tutorials | 11 Responses

Picnic Blanket Tutorial – 4th of July

Hi Ribbon Retreat Readers!! It’s me again, Ashley, from Sweet Mama J’s Boutique. With summer picnics and fireworks just around the corner, I have been thinking a lot about making a waterproof blanket that will be stylish and fun, and protect from wet grass at the same time!! Let’s gather our supplies and get started. […]

Posted in 4th of July, Holiday Craft Tutorials, Homemade Gift Ideas, Quilt Tutorials | 2 Responses

May Link Party

Welcome to our May Link Party! What our link party is all about: The Ribbon Retreat Blog holds a monthly link party on the first Monday of the month. These link parties are your way to show off your amazing projects with our supplies! Sometimes we make them a little more fun by throwing in […]

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Framed Coin Purse Tutorial

Hi! – I am Mandy from Sugar Bee Crafts, and I am super excited to be here today! I am IN LOVE with the Little Fatties bundles here at The Ribbon Retreat. For me, it is hard to think of which fabrics “go” together without being too matchy-matchy. The Little Fatties Bundles take all the […]

Posted in Bag Tutorials, Homemade Gift Ideas, Other Fun Crafts | 12 Responses

The Butterfly Top – How to Make a Summer Shirt

Hi! I’m Amy and I blog over at Nap Time Crafters. Home to over 100 free Tutorials, Giveaways, the Friday Favs Party and the American Crafter Competition. You’ll also find over 50 darling PDF patterns over at Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop You might remember me from my last post I shared here – the Shirred Triple […]

Posted in Clothing Tutorials, Girls, Kids Craft Tutorials | 3 Responses

Spikey Minnie Mouse Hair Clip Tutorial

Hi Ribbon Retreat readers! It’s me again, Ashley, from Sweet Mama J’s Boutique. I am super excited to be here and to be able to share one of my favorite bows with you! I absolutely LOVE all things Disney, and especially love Minnie & Mickey. So when I saw the Minnie ‘n’ Me 3/8″ Ribbon […]

Posted in Examples: How We Layer Bows, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To, Kids Craft Tutorials | 4 Responses