Originally Posted by barleymom
What kind of ribbons? When my daughter was little, I just tossed her grosgrain bows in the washer (cold wash) and air dried. Once she had shoved a curly (korker) bow into her pants pocket without me knowing it and it came out fine in the wash! I just had to separate the curls a bit. Sometimes I will get ribbon that is really stiff and I just machine wash and dry and it comes out nice and soft.
Just regular grosgrain ribbon. I didn't try to wash bows or clips though. I didn't think that would help them at all. I just washed the ribbons I hang my displays from.