Beading / Jewelry

Ribbon Barrette

By  Lisa Bychowski 

size: 13" long

Materials

  • Silver double-bar barrette
  • Pink satin ribbon, 1/8”, 1 yd.: solid; patterned
  • Silver spacer bead
  • Silver bells, four

Tools

  • Tape
  • 1. Open barrette and tape hinge part to flat surface to stabilize while working.
  • 2. Stack ribbons on top of one another and slide into barrette. Center ribbons with ends even on both sides.
  • 3. Lace right, patterned ribbon over right bar and under left bar.
  • 4. Lace left, patterned ribbon over left bar and under right bar.
  • 5. Push ribbons back up and pull taut.
  • 6. Repeat steps 3-5 with solid ribbon.
  • 7. Continue lacing alternate ribbons until you reach the bottom.
  • 8. Pull ribbon tails to one side. Thread spacer bead onto ribbons and slide to top.
  • 9. Trim ribbons to desired lengths. Tie bell onto each ribbon end.