Creative Ways To Use Fabric Ribbon
Hoping to expand your crafting repertoire in 2018? You may be wondering where to start. To branch out and try a few new projects, consider picking up a roll or two of fabric ribbon (or make your own from fat quarters). This material is always handy to have in your crafting room, as it’s so versatile and can be used in a variety of crafts. Here, we share a few of our favorite uses for fabric ribbon:
Finding the right décor for a party or special occasion can be a challenge. If you have a specific theme in mind, a custom-made ribbon banner might the best option. This project is straightforward, and the final product looks awesome. For an easy way to add a little flair to a celebration, just grab your favorite fabric ribbon, twine, and scissors.
Pet Collar and Leash
If you’re not impressed with the selection of collars and leashes at your local pet store, it could be fun to make them from scratch. Fabric ribbon is the ideal material for the job, as it’s soft yet sturdy. To provide extra durability for the collar, add nylon webbing as backing. These gorgeous handmade collars and leashes are surprisingly simple to make, and your furry friend will probably love the comfortable material.
Looking for a way to make your front door more inviting? A wreath is a timeless choice for brightening up the entryway. Whether you’d like a simple decoration with just a few colors or something eye-catching, you can achieve it with fabric ribbon. There are plenty of ways to construct a wreath, so you can make a soft, foam-formed version or one that’s bold and decked out with ribbon streamers.
Multi-Colored Ribbon Pillow
If you have an old throw pillow that you don’t want to part with, give it a makeover with a few strips of fabric ribbon. Solid colors and prints both work well, so feel free to get creative and experiment to find what looks best in your home. This project is as in-depth as you’d like it to be. If you’re short on time and want to skip the sewing process, you can simply opt for fabric adhesive to secure the ribbons in place.
Fabric ribbon is a versatile material that many crafters enjoy working with. When you’re ready to try one of the projects mentioned here, browse our collection of high-quality fabrics. We offer a large selection, and our team is always here to answer your questions.
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- Alexa Clauson