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« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2007 05:21:41 PM »

Wrights (as has already been mentioned.)

Thrift stores.

Yard sales---especially if you find any kind of crafty items, then ASK if they have laces ribbons trims. Often you can score big by asking when you need a specific something you don't see.

Also, ask friends who sew/craft to save you bits & pieces.
Look for home businesses or upholsterers who might have scrap they'd be glad to get rid of.

Check out rummage sales on bag sale days---lots of neat trims just crying out to be liberated from clothing! Wink

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« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2007 07:00:03 PM »

What about swaps with others who don't use much ribbon?  If everyone bought a single spool, it could be divvied up.

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« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2009 07:10:28 PM »

i would totally be up for a ribbon swap =) i love ribbon and i love michaels and target because in their little dollar sections they almost always have ribbon =) it is more than a yard normally but for a buck you can get really pretty ribbon and at ac moore every once and a while they have dollar bags of ribbon in their dollar section up front who's up for starting a ribbon swap?? =)

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« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2009 05:27:14 PM »

This place is a good source for bags of ribbon and other craft assortments like lace, beads, tassels, trims, elastic, bows, buttons, etc. http://homesew.com/

This is the link for the ribbon: http://www.homesew.com/sc/productsearch.cgi

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« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2009 08:12:04 PM »

Nightingale, welcome to craftster, and "thank you for being a friend".  Going to check out your link there.


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« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2009 10:34:11 PM »

I don't know if you have them where you live, but I live in a town of only 80,000 people and we have a store called liquidation world. They sell anything and everything, usually items from bankruptcies or insurance claims.

I have found lots of ribbon there, often 2"X3yrds.  some of it velvet. the last bunch was .65 cents ea.  The same spool is 4.99 at Micheals here in Canada.  Also dollar stores have fairly nice ribbon at times....

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« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2011 09:12:16 PM »

Since you are in Baltimore, I will mention that Offray has an outlet in Hagerstown.  They have a scrap box where you can fill a bag for like 1$.  So if you feel like a road trip that is a great start. their baragins are to die for! 
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