A pretty ribbon was just what I needed to top off my Crayon Roll. For how colorful it is, a simple piece of string would just not do. Word on the street is that the Easter Bunny loves to add a Crayon Roll to an Easter basket or two.
Last ribbon week we showed you how to make a twirly fun Ribbon Dress. That was such a hit here at home, I decided to make another version. So here we have a twirly ribbon skirt with a stretchy waistband in bright spring colors, sponsored by Fabricworm. Sylvie, daughter of my friend (blogger Macki), seems to love it!
Crinkle-Bots were a lifesaver around our house. Tiny hands can’t seem to get enough of the crinkly sounds and ribbon tag arms and legs. Just click the Crinkle-Bots link to learn how to make some of your own.
Quite often we are asked for advice on what to sew for little boys. This Ribbon Playmat is quick and fun to make and guarantees hours of creative play. It also packs up nicely for on-the-go entertainment. Make a note of this one for the next time you are wondering what to make your favorite 5yr old for his (or her!) birthday.
Surprise! It’s Ribbon Week II! We are so inspired by ribbon that 5 days wasn’t enough. Get ready for another fun week of ribbon-related projects. First up, How to Sew a Ribbon Edge Hem sponsored by our friends at fabricworm.
Hemming is boring, in my humble opinion. Boring, yet required in most instances. One way to spice it up is to use a ribbon to create a beautiful, finished edge. It’s pretty and it’s even easier than sewing an actual hem.
If you hem a skirt or other apparel item with ribbon, the stiffness of the ribbon will give a bit of a flounce to the edge of the garment, while using a ribbon to hem placemats, napkins, or a mug rug leaves you with a nice firm shape.
Let me show you how to make a ribbon edge hem and also how I appliqued this little mug rug… (more…)