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turn ribbon into jewelry.
Worn around the wrist or neck, this beautiful silk ribbon wristlet will dress up any outfit with simple elegance. Tame tiny tresses or wrap a gift in luxury and style, you’ll be amazed at how versatile this little accessory can be.

Posted by Heather M. Love from New York, New York, United States • Published See Heather M. Love's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a ribbon bracelet. Ribbon Wristie - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take time selecting your ribbon. You may want to make a few samples to determine your preferences with regard to color, width and drape. The length and evenness of your stitches can have a dramatic effect on the volume of your bracelet. Remember, there is no right or wrong, just preference and personal taste so play with the process and have fun!

  • How to make a ribbon bracelet. Ribbon Wristie - Step 2
    Step 2

    With needle and a length of thread, stitch the first button into place 12-15 in (30-37.5 cm) from one end. With a running stitch, begin working across the length of ribbon in long, even stitches. The length of your stitches will affect the volume of your finished object so be consistent!

  • How to make a ribbon bracelet. Ribbon Wristie - Step 3
    Step 3

    Gather and compress ribbon together as you go, leaving 12-15 in (30-37.5 cm) at the end of piece. Compress gathers firmly by pushing toward the first button and knot the end of thread to hold gathers in place.

  • How to make a ribbon bracelet. Ribbon Wristie - Step 4
    Step 4

    Attach second button and trim ends. Tie ribbon lengths around your wrist, neck or head with a pretty bow.

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