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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / How To Make A Tutu Dress on: October 20, 2016 02:11:01 PM
How To Make a Tutu Dress Tutorial!

First, make sure you start with all the necessary supplies!

Take a piece of crochet by the yard, and measure according to the person you are making it for.

You will then sew the ends together to form the body of the dress.

If you don't already have one, I suggest using a mannequin for a simpler process.  

The next step is cutting Tulle for the length you would like the dress. I am doing a 22" dress. When cutting, ensure you double the desired amont x2, then add 2".

Once the Tulle is cut, starting at the middle of the tulle, loop the end through the crochet and fasten.

You will go all the way around the first row until complete.

Next you will do the second row (above row 1)

Straps will be needed for the shoulders to hold the dress on. Measure the subject and cut ribbon accordingly

Sew the ribbon to the crochet, both front and back.

The shoulder straps will end up looking like this

Next you will hot glue flowers around the base of the tulle, then stitch to secure.

In the end you will have a beautiful dress, any young girl will love!

2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / How to make a ribbon Christmas tree! on: December 04, 2014 11:50:46 AM
Tis' the season for crafting, and this is a very simple and fun way to enjoy the holiday season. This project can be completed in about ten minutes, and is easy for kids (with supervision).

What you will need:

Start with your ribbon, and fold over. Gluing each fold.

Continue folding the ribbon to make the tree shape, then glue to seal.

The tree trunk is simply made by gluing brown ribbon to the back of the tree.
Next you will make the bow. (Directions in full tutorial video attached)

Glue a gem or desired decoration to the bow.

When finished, grab more ribbon, and make another!

(Full Tutoral Video HERE)
3  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / How to make a Ghost Ribbon Sculpture on: September 04, 2014 09:48:12 AM
Hello all crafters!

With summer winding down, and fall being just around the corner, I wanted to share a fun and easy craft idea for Halloween. I know, I know, its a bit soon, but this will give you plenty of time to make them!

What you will need:

Start with 4, 2" pieces of ribbon

Cut the ends at an angle, then seal the cut ends with a flame.

With a hot glue gun, glue the ribbon together, overlapping slightly. Then Round the top for the head

You will then take some ribbon, and glue two points to make the bow. Cut away any excess material.

Next, glue the gem to the bow.

Take the ghost body to the lined clip.

Glue the bow the the head of the ghost.

Last, you will glue the googly eyes to the ghost. You can use hot glue, or a stronger glue of your choice.

Now that you're finished, make some more!

Visit here for the full tutorial video.
4  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / How to make a Dragonfly Ribbon Sculpture on: August 27, 2014 01:47:02 PM
Greetings fellow crafters!

Today I wanted to share a super fun project called the Dragonfly Ribbon Sculpture. You can get super creative with it, and make it your own. Check out the video at the bottom for a full, in-depth tutorial.

What you'll need:

Start with the proper length of 3/8" ribbon

Turn the ribbon over, and place marks at these lengths

You will then fold the ribbon, as to have all marks align. Thread to secure.

For the Dragonfly body, start with the proper length of 3/8" ribbon.

Next, place a drop of hot glue on the end, and fold down 1/4"

You will then place a thin layer of hot glue along the remaining body, and fold bottom to meet the head.

Next you will glue your antennas to the lined clip

Glue the wings toward the top of the lined clip

Lastly, you will glue the Dragonfly body over the wings

See the full tutorial video here.
5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Ribbon Cuff Bracelet on: August 05, 2014 03:17:25 PM
 Hello All!

I want to share with you a fun project that you can customize in many different ways to make a unique, personalized bracelet. Enjoy!

Step one is to lay the leather/pleather flat, and place the fusible tape (cut to the same width) on top. Place the Ric Rac pieces on the edge of the tape, and cover with any patter of ribbon youd like.

Sew the edges of the bracelet to hold its form, and secure all layers together.

Add your snaps to the ends. (snap-press can be found at most craft stores)

Glue the gem to the center of the bracelet with a hot glue gun.

And there you have the finished product! (Full video tutorial here)

Full tutorial video here
6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Ribbon Ice Cream Cone on: July 08, 2014 10:34:01 AM
Hey crafters!

Here is a super cute Ribbon Ice Cream Cone! Put in on a hair band, backpack, dress, or any creative way to display your work! Enjoy!

What you will need:

Start by rolling the Brown ribbon into a cone shape.

Cut the excess material away, giving a true cone shape.

For the ice cream, start by gluing the start of the Korker Ribbon to the cone.

Wrap the Korker Ribbon around the top of the cone, gluing as needed.

Spiral the Korker Bow to a point, or as you see fit to create the ice cream shape. Glue as needed.

Cut the excess Korker Ribbon and glue to finish the ice cream.

Last, glue the Pearl on top for the cherry on top!

For a more complete tutorial video, view here.
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / DIY Key Fob on: June 20, 2014 02:45:40 PM
Hey guys,

Here is a fun project you can do with your driving teen, or for your own personal use.

Start with sewing the ribbon design to whichever style of key fob material you want.

Next take the Key Fob hardware and ensure it sites flush with the ribbon.

Take an extra ribbon or cloth to cover the hardware when clamping together to keep from marking up the metal.

The finish product is fun and very useful!

Here is the Full Tutorial Video
8  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Tutorial #6: How to make Baby Barefoot Sandals on: June 09, 2014 09:15:28 AM
Hey Guys!

I had a great time making these for my granddaughter, and I hope you will find the tutorial useful!

What you will need:

As a guide, follow these estimates for the fold over elastic:
Newborn - 2.5"
0-3 Mos - 3"
3-6 Mos - 3.5"
6-12 Mos - 4"

Start by gluing the first strip to the flower, with the folds on the inside.

Next you will glue on the second strip for the heel piece.

Then, glue a felt circle to cover the glued folds, and create a comfortable pad.

Repeat the process for the other foot, and you're done!

Visit us for a full tutorial video!
9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Tutorial #5: How to make a Ric Rac Flower on: June 02, 2014 09:05:29 AM
Hello All,

Here is a project that is super easy and super fun for kids. Its called the Ric Rac Flower! Enjoy!

Items you will need:

Start the project with the felt circle, threading the beginning ric rac along the outside edge.

Then you will continue threading the outside edge along the entire felt circle.

Continue threading in a circular pattern, making sure to wind the ric rac smaller and smaller each time to create a flower look.

When you have filled the felt circle, tie off the thread, and glue the gem to the center!

When finished, apply the Ric Rac Flower to a headband, back pack, or any other place you want!

Here is a complete tutorial video for the Ric Rac Flower.
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