Too Cute Tuesday: Ribbon Rosettes

Every Tuesday, it’s a craft, a cocktail, and friends. To learn more or join in, check out the Too Cute Tuesday archives and the Too Cute Tuesday Facebook page. A couple weeks ago, Sue brought over a whole bin o ribbon. “My aunt gave this to me- we should...

Too Cute Tuesday: Ribbon Belts

Every Tuesday, it’s a craft, a cocktail, and friends. See all the posts at or join the fun on Facebook at

Jen, the crafting convert. She says she may actually wear this.Let me start off by saying that my real-life friend Jen is supportive about most things in my life. Two things she doesn’t usually do are 1) read this blog and 2) attend Too Cute Tuesday. “I just don’t like it,” she says. Of Too Cute Tuesday, not the blog.

When I told her we were making ribbon belts and it would be easy, she decided to come. She made not one but two crafts. “Hey, this is kind of fun.” Yeah, Jen, that’s why we do it! “You should put this on the blog.” she said, as she added a ribbon to my dog Gidget’s neck. Yup, that’s the idea…

So if you want a craft that 1) takes 15 minutes. and 2) will convert a skeptic, this is your week. Remember it doesn’t have to be a belt. I can be a bracelet or one of those luggage straps.

Ribbon (Enough to go around your waist plus a few inches for sewing error and/or future fluctuations
Needle and thread (we used white)
Loop things (if the hardware store doesn’t have D-rings… it’s near the bungee cords, ropes, and other items in the ‘holding stuff down on a car’ section)

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