6 Things You Need to Know About Ribbons

If you love using ribbons in your arts and crafts projects, you’ll need to know the helpful information about the ribbons. 1. Ribbon width Ribbon comes in several widths and those include: 1/8″ – 3/4” These ribbons are known as being narrow, and sometimes they are even called trim ribbon. The width of this group ranges between 3 and 19 mm and they are commonly used for gift wrapping, especially smaller gifts, scrapbook projects and by florists. 7/8″ – 1½” The range of this ribbon type is between 20 and 40 mm which makes this ribbon one of the most commonly found ribbon width. It’s perfect for making bows, gift wrapping as well as for jewelry making. 2″ – 3″ This is known as a bit wider ribbon, the width going over 70 mm. It’s generally used f...

14 Uses for a Bow

A bow is such a universal item that can be used for a lot of things. It can have a practical purpose or it can be a nice decoration. It can be elegant and stylish, it can be festive and it can be colorful. When it comes to materials, a ribbon is perhaps the best one to use, but there are other materials that could be used as well, such as felt, lace, fabric, or even paper. Scarf There are many ways to tie a scarf around your neck, and here’s one creative way. Tie a large bow. Of course, the scarf needs to be quite long. It might be difficult to do this with those bulky woolen scarfs, but instead try using a thinner fabric. Create a circle, hold in the middle to create two loops which will make up a bow, and then wrap it with the other scarf end. Full tutorial: FabDiy Home decor You can mak...

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