How to Make Perfect Ribbon Roses Craft Tutorial

Mar 8, 2011 by

These little ribbon roses are very cheap to buy in bulk but there are times when the colour you need isn’t available or you can’t find the right size, so i’ll show you how to make them yourself. It’s insanely easy to do as well!


Update! I’ve made a video of the process for those of you who need some help:

Ribbon Rose Tutorial

What you need:

  • Ribbon
  • Needle and thread
  • … that’s it!


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  • http://bonjour-glow.blogspot.com Glo-w

    rmbr making a bunch of these when I was young^^ with ribbons n straws~

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Straws? That is such a cool idea!

  • http://sweetraspberryjam.blogspot.com/ Raspberry Jam

    It’s beautiful!

    (link removed see comments policy -Violet)

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Thank you <3

  • Ashleigh

    This is really cute. I am going to have to try this. It does look easy too. I might try doing it with fabric strips too

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Good idea, making them out of floral fabric strips would be awesome!

  • http://depictthis.blogspot.com bonita

    ~ * ♥ * ~

    Great tutorial Violet ~ you can never have too many ribbon roses! I really like how simple and easy it is too make these. I am also totally curious as why you were making them… What cute idea are you planning to show us now? > >

    ~ * ♥ * ~

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      I completely agree! I haven’t actually decided on a use yet though, maybe a headband :D

  • http://princess-wish.blogspot.com Nagareboshi

    As always thanks for sharing! I’ll have to try this sometime. ^_^

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Aww anytime <3

  • http://thisisrosie.ca Rosie

    It’s so pretty! I’m definitely going to be making some of those :)

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      I hope you try it out ^_^

  • http://thisisrosie.ca Rosie

    That is so cute! I can’t wait to try this out :)

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Good luck Rosie!

  • http://farthingface.blogspot.com/ Ruby Larkspur

    Hi Violet,

    These are super-cute, I’m definitely going to have a go at making some! :-D

    (I love your blog BTW, been reading it for a while but never commented before! ^_^)

    Ruby xx

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Thank you so much for commenting Ruby, I’m really glad you’re enjoying what I post :D

  • http://www.pink-online.com.br Hellen

    I used to make them without sewing, I just fold a long ribbon in half, and leave the ends separated, and keep folding them on top of each other, like a criss cross, then when it’s all folded, just pull one end and the rose comes out, it’s kinda hard to explain in words but yeah no sewing… xoxo

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      XD That does sound a bit confusing hahaha! I would love to see the result though!

  • http://strawbewie-ba-na-na.blogspot.com/ Strawbewie
  • Jackie

    Hi! I really love these, but could you clarify the “fold back” part of it?? I’ve been puzzling for twenty minutes and must be dumb or something because I just can’t understand it. :(

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      You’re not dumb at all, it’s a hard thing to explain! You fold the ribbon backward diagonally so the fold is the top of the “petal”. I think maybe I should make a short video so it would be easier to understand ^_^

  • http://trixih.blogspot.com Trixi

    You are a part of my inspiration page

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Wow! thanks so much Trixi I’ll go look now!

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  • http://www.sewmelove.com Neeno – Sew Me Love

    Hey Violet! I found ur blog via YouTube via a Michelle Phan video :)

    I love ur work! You have great style and so cute! That’s for this tutorial, I hand make my dresses and am always looking for ways to add little features to them. Last dress I made, I added a giant hand made bow to it (on my blog!)

    On my next project I will definitely attempt to make this rose :)
    Loving ur videos and blog!
    xo your new fan Neeno

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Hi Neeno! Thank you so much for your lovely comment, you made my day! I’ll go check out your blog now! Thanks again and come back soon <3

  • nubbystubby

    Sooooo fabulous!! These would be adorable on cami’s!!!! My granddaughters all layer their tops, and what would be cuter?! I think they would be wonderful on a crazy quilt as well!!!!

    • http://www.violetlebeaux.com Violet

      Thank you so much! I’m so glad you like them!