Loopy Ribbon Flowers

Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat Blog
Hello again, I’m back with another tutorial! Today I’ll be showing you how to make Loopy Ribbon Flowers.

Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogShare×The supplies I used are listed below.
3/8″ Ribbon (I used solid grosgrain in Aquamarine, Raspberry Rose, Yellow Gold, & Offray Royal Orchid)
Needle
Thread
Scissors
Glue Gun
Gems (I used the Classic Starlight)
Alligator Clips
Lighter
Ok, lets get started!
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogPick 3 colors of ribbon and cut 8 strips of each color. I cut mine at 3″, 2.5″, 2″.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogWith a lighter, or your preferred method, heat seal all ribbon ends.
Get your needle and thread ready. Be sure to tie a couple knots in the end so it doesn’t slip through your ribbon.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat Blog1. Start with the longest piece of ribbon, and slip one end over the needle. Don’t take the needle all the way through.
2. Do the same to all 3 pieces of ribbon, going from longest to shortest.
3. Then start looping the ribbon and put the other end over the needle.
4. Do this with all 3 ribbons.
At this point you can slide the set of 3 loops down the thread and off your needle. (I kept a couple on the needle at a time in this tutorial.)
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogRepeat the process and finish looping all the ribbons.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogYour petals will be a little scrunched to the end of the thread. Spread the petals out just a bit to make it look like a flower.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogAfter the last loop, be sure to tie off your ribbon. I just made a stitch through the last ribbon on the needle,
then tied it off.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogDab a little glue and connect the two ends of flower petals.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat BlogGlue your gem to the center.
Loopy Ribbon Flower - The Ribbon Retreat Blog



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