Making Your Own Wire Edged Ribbon

How do you make your own wire edged ribbon on a sewing machine?

By Cheryle from Greenville, CA

Ad
Showing: Answers Sort: Relevance
November 24, 20090 found this helpful

The easy way would be to tape the wire to the edge of the ribbon and go down the edge of the ribbon on the widest stitch width. One side of the stitch should be on the ribbon and the other off the ribbon with the wire in between.

The slightly more difficult option is the pin the wire inside of the ribbon. That is, curl around the edge of the ribbon with the wire in between. Sew this.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
December 1, 20090 found this helpful

Wire ribbon is just 1.00 at the Dollar Tree and I don't think it's worth possibly hurting your machine to do it by hand.

That's just me. Your time is worth much more than that. Smiley Face Here!

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment on this post or add your answer to this question. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom.

Categories
Crafts SewingNovember 24, 2009
More to Explore
ThriftyFun on Facebook
ThriftyFun on Pinterest
Enter a Contest
Free Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Related Guides
Wire-Edged Ribbon Bow
Making a Wire-Edged Ribbon Bow
Bailing Wire
Craft Ideas Using Baling Wire
A Christmas tree made out of ribbon.
Ribbon Craft Ideas
Bead and wire jewelry making materials.
Making Bead and Wire Bracelets
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on June 13, 2016 at 1:26:03 PM on 10.0.2.217 in 886 msecs. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
To Top
Loading Something Awesome!