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Old 12-22-2010, 12:16
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Default Flowers with Pleated Ribbon?

I came across these flowers made with pleated ribbon and was intrigued. (click on the pic to make it bigger) They almost have an old fashion look to them. I have never seen pleated ribbon before! I tried searching for pleated ribbon and came up with nothing! So I am guessing they are making their own pleated ribbon on a sewing machine with a ruffler???

Sooo...... what do you think? Cute or not? Too much work in order to make them? And I have no idea what type of ribbon they pleated to make it. Opinions please.

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wow, those are unique, i love them though. would love to know the answer to this as well!
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Default Re: Flowers with Pleated Ribbon?

Those are BEAUTIFUL
You can make some similar ones with ombre ribbon.
Here a pic of one that shows how you just pull one side of the wired ribbon to get the pleated look...
http://cgi.ebay.com/French-pink-ombr...item4aa72c70e7

or made with silk shibori ribbon which is already pleated. Here's a video tut..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clwyhV1c82A&feature=fvw

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Default Re: Flowers with Pleated Ribbon?

To recreate those pleats I would use my smocking pleater - not a ruffler foot. Though you could get a similar look with a ruffler foot.
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Default Re: Flowers with Pleated Ribbon?

Those are just beautiful!
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oh snap...lol... do I need this machine too? Tax time? another machine?...hmmmmmm....DH not gonna likey...lol..

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To recreate those pleats I would use my smocking pleater - not a ruffler foot. Though you could get a similar look with a ruffler foot.
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they do sell the shibori fabric/ribbon . . . wait til you see these!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gdolce/...7600716925873/

here's a link i found that sells it . . . http://www.silkribbon.com/category_4...ilk-Ribbon.htm
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these are all beautiful flowers!

i actually ran across the shibori fabric/ribbon flower yesterday while looking for some other instructions. that last link on flicker has really beautiful examples that can be done.
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Default Re: Flowers with Pleated Ribbon?

You can get the goodies on etsy to pleat your own by ironing. There is a seller that has quite a few different pleat styles and shows examples of the ribbon and flowers with it.
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http://www.etsy.com/shop/Evertales?section_id=6012505

she also has ombre ribbon as mentioned by drose.

good luck to you and your checkbook I get carried away when I shop this stuff!
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