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Posts Tagged ‘Ribbon project’

Make a Fabric Rose with Wired Ribbon: DIY Tutorial

A fabric rose is really easy to make with wired ribbon and doesn’t require many materials. The feedback on our Gift Wrapping Courses is that this is one of the most favourite things that attendees make and proudly take home with them. It will add an instant luxury decoration to your gifts and is a…

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How to tie the perfect bow in gift wrapping

One of the most asked questions I get asked on our gift wrapping workshops is “How do you tie the perfect bow?”.  We all have our own way of tying a shoelace or a bow and through my experience of teaching gift wrapping, I’ve found it’s very hard to change your technique after tying the…

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Join Jane Means at the Giftwrapped book launch

In a few weeks my new book giftwrapped will be launched to the world and going on sale worldwide. Many people have not wanted to wait until the end of November when it hits the shops, so I’ve had a busy couple of weeks signing copies and personally gift wrapping each one that has been ordered…

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Gift wrapping awkward shapes with a tailored ribbon bow

We are often faced with gift wrapping awkward shapes, and something that has always been a challenge is tying a bow around something fragile or flexible   If you tried to tie a bow around a silk scarf wrapped in tissue, or a pile of delicate biscuits, it would crumple up and be hard work…

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Making a handy ribbon dispenser box

I’m always having trouble keeping my craft room tidy, and one thing I often struggle with is storing loose rolls of ribbon, which easily get tangled if you don’t pin them   I’m going to show you a really inexpensive and neat idea for ribbon storage and show you how to make a ribbon dispenser box.…

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Making a Ribbon Lampshade

Being a ribbon designer, I am always dreaming up different ways of how to use this versatile product, and love nothing more than picking up some old junk and transforming it….with the help of ribbon! I’ve put together this little tutorial to make this pretty pastel lampshade.  You can either leave it plain, or add…

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