19 Ways To Make Ribbon Flowers: {How-To}

Pretty ribbon flowers can be used to embellish all kinds of things such as tote bags, headbands, hair clips, shirts, brooches, scrapbooks and albums, gift toppers, etc. They can be made from assorted trims like organza, velvet, satin, grosgrain, pleated…you name it, there’s a flower you can make out of it! Here are over a dozen tutorials showing you how to make them including folded roses and ruffly flowers, enjoy!

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lisapace.com
Ribbon Flower Tutorial: Simple method involving weaving thread through the ribbon and gathering it into a flower. Embellish with pretty buttons.

No-Sew Rosette: Shows how to make a pretty flower using wired edge ribbon and a dab of hot glue.

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cuteasafox.com
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vanessachristenson.com
Pin: Another tutorial showing how to make a pretty flower using wire edged ribbon, folding and sewing. Attach a piece of felt on the back to hold a pin if you like.

Pleated: Made with satin or grosgrain pleated ribbon, a bit of glue, a piece of chipboard and a button.

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mayaroad.typepad.com
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hopestudios.blogspot.com
Loop: Easy to make, uses thin ribbon arranged in loops and held in place with glue or a pretty button.

Easy Pretties: Finish with pretty gem centers, button centers or leave as-is.

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candicecarpenter.typepad.com
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burdastyle.com
Rose Bouquet: Made with satin ribbon (or fabric if you wish), stems are made with wire and floral tape.

Rolled & Folded Roses: Made by rolling and folding then stitching in place every few sections to secure in place.

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weddingbee.com
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Folded: The ribbon is first attached to a felt circle then folded and stitched in place around it. Embellish with a button in the middle.

Rolled: Ribbon is first attached to a circle punch (with hot glue) then twisted and rolled around the circle (while being glued in place).

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flourishes.org
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nikkiinstitches.wordpress.com
Ruched: Ribbon is first gathered in a zig-zag pattern then rolled together to shape flower.

Double Layer Organza Petals: Made with wire edge organza ribbon, fold and pleat into petals (held in place by a few stitches in the center). Embellish with pretty beads in the center.

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weddingbee.com
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scrap-a-little.com
Two-Toned Ribbon Roses: Made with two strands of ribbon and folded and rolled into a flower, use as the center of pretty gift bows if you like (scroll down page to see example).

Folded Roses: Folded at right angles to build a stack of folded squares and then pulled to shape.

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obstinatepursuit.blogspot.com
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bayoubags.com
Simple Flower Tutorial: Uses little flower stamens (from the cake decorating aisle of your local craft store), or substitute a narrow ribbon in their place.

Rick-Rack Rosettes: Made with two strips of medium rick-rack sewn together then simply rolled and dabbed with hot glue.

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thecraftingchicks.com
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missiekrissie.blogspot.com
No-Sew Trim Flowers: Make rolled flowers from lace, eyelet or ribbon trim (held in place with hot glue).

Five Petals with Rounded Ends: Here’s an interesting technique that rounds the ribbon edge with a washer and wood burning tool.

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ribbonflowers.blogspot.com
alliesinstitches.blogspot.com
alliesinstitches.blogspot.com
Canterbury Bells: (to applique on projects) Made with wired ribbon.

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Comments

    • June Campbell
    Reply

    This is an amazing page. What a lovely selection of ribbon flowers, and with instructions for making them too! Thanks so much for this. I’m going to post the link to my email craft group.

    • Elle
    Reply

    WOW! Such beautiful ribbon creations. All I can say is THANK YOU!

    • negar
    Reply

    i can just say thanks thanks thanks,indeed

    • jessica wheeler
    Reply

    OMG! Thank you so much for putting the how to’s on here for FREE!! thank you so much.

    • azuin_vulp
    Reply

    thanks very much 😀 really beautiful and easy to make one!

    • marge berg
    Reply

    years ago, we took a piece of ribbon, folded it and sewed a thinner ribbon down the middle. on either side we did tacking, starting with 1″ 1 1/2″ etc till the end. when you pulled the inner ribbon it gathered into a rose.
    DO YOU HAVE THE PATTERN????????? WOULD LOVE TO HAVE IT.

    • Luisa solis
    Reply

    Love this page! Looking forward to many projects with my daughters! Thank you!!

    • Lyna
    Reply

    What an amazing page with lots of great tutorials. Just love it so much…thanksssssss.

    • May
    Reply

    Love everything on this page !
    thank you!!

    • deepali
    Reply

    Awesome to learn and i love very much,Thanks

    • rahul
    Reply

    these methods r really helpful n easy…….

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