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Ribbon Weave Cockade
Vintage ribbon weaving pattern for a hat decoration, shirt, or coat. Or for a truly unique bow for Xmas or other special gift giving occasion.

Posted by Vicki L. from Tarrant, Alabama, United States • Published See Vicki L.'s 3 projects »
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  • How to make a fashion accessory. Ribbon Flower Cockade  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take ribbon 1 ½” wide or wider, and make a bias fold with the beginning end of your ribbon.

  • How to make a fashion accessory. Ribbon Flower Cockade  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Make another bias fold with the long end of the ribbon.

  • How to make a fashion accessory. Ribbon Flower Cockade  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the right hand side fold over the left hand side. This is your 1st petal of the cockade.

  • How to make a fashion accessory. Ribbon Flower Cockade  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the bottom portion of the ribbon at a right angle to form another bias. Lay this fold on top of the previous fold.

  • How to make a fashion accessory. Ribbon Flower Cockade  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat fold 1, again laying the right-hand bias over the left-hand bias. You now have 2 petals.

    Start tacking your petals together at the inner points where the petals meet.

    Keep repeating this process until you have 20+ petals.

  • How to make a fashion accessory. Ribbon Flower Cockade  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Trim each end piece as demonstrated above and tuck into the backside of the corresponding petal.

    Join end pieces together to form a circle. Flip work upside down and you are done folding.

    Sew backing onto the wrong side and add a button to the center of the Cockade.

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