Monthly Archives: July 2012

How to Make a Wrap Skirt (and a Wrap Dress)

With our wonderful tutorial by The Creative Vault, you can make a super cute Wrap Skirt that doubles as a dress! All you need is super cute fabric and simple sewing skills to complete this fun skirt.

Posted in Clothing Tutorials, Women | 2 Responses

Woodburning Tool Cutting Board

Woodburning tools make cutting and sealing ribbon a cinch! Make it even easier with our Woodburning Tool Cutting Board tutorial by Crafty Mischief.

Posted in Home Crafts, Homemade Gift Ideas, Other Fun Crafts | 4 Responses

Pillowcase Dress Tutorial

Pillowcase Dresses are so adorable and fun to make! Learn how to make one for your little girl, as gifts, or to sell with our tutorial by Sweet Mama J’s Boutique.

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Clothing Tutorials, Girls, Kids Craft Tutorials | 21 Responses

Sunglasses Case Tutorial

A sunglasses case is a necessity, especially with cute fabric! Make one today using our Sunglasses Case Tutorial by Covered in Mod Podge to keep your glasses safe or make one as a gift!

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Key Fob Tutorial

Learn how to make quick and easy Key Fobs with our Key Fob Tutorial by Crazy Little Projects. With a little bit of cotton webbing, ribbon, and low cost key fob hardware, you can have a fun project in minutes!

Posted in Homemade Accessories, Homemade Gift Ideas | 14 Responses

Tutu Tutorial: Crochet Headband Waist

Tutu’s are one of the easiest crafts and Oh So Cute! Our Tutu Tutorial with a crochet headband waist by Our Thrifty Ideas will teach you how to make a fun tutu that is super full, even, and fits most waists with no measuring.

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Clothing Tutorials, Girls, Kids Craft Tutorials | 16 Responses

Car Seat Canopy Tutorial

Hi Everyone! I am Ashley from Mommy by day, Crafter by night. I am so excited to be here!! I LOVE The Ribbon Retreat! When I saw this Fly a Kite fabric by Riley Blake, I fell in love and totally envisioned a darling car seat canopy. So I got to working and this tutorial […]

Posted in Baby Craft Ideas, Homemade Gift Ideas | 22 Responses

Patchwork Shorts and Appliqued Tee Tutorial

Hi Everyone! My name is Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.  I am so happy to share my Patchwork Shorts and Appliqued Tee Tutorial with The Ribbon Retreat readers!

Posted in Clothing Tutorials, Girls, Kids Craft Tutorials | 4 Responses

Sling Bag Tutorial

This sling bag is so fun to make and very easy with no pattern necessary! It has beautiful pleats in the front and back, a padded strap, and even a pocket. It is large too, so you can carry everything you need.

Posted in Bag Tutorials, Homemade Gift Ideas | 15 Responses

How to Add Marabou to Bows

Hi! I’m Britt from Charlie’s Halo and I LOVE making big stacked bows. Adding marabou to my bows gives them an extra fabulous touch. In this tutorial I will teach you how to add marabou to bows.

Posted in Examples: How We Layer Bows, Homemade Hair Bows and Sculptures, How-To | 15 Responses