Ombre Grosgrain Ribbon – Ribbon Crafts

Printed Ombre grosgrain ribbon collage

Grab some of the popular printed Ombre grosgrain ribbon in either 22mm or 38mm widths for your next creation. Ideas for using Ombre Grosgrain Ribbon There are so many ideas running through my mind it was hard to pick some to show you. I love making flowers so that is what we have whipped up […]

FOE Headband with Shabby Flowers Tutorial

FOE headband with Shabby Flowers

Make an adorable FOE headband with Shabby Flowers or any fabric flowers you have one hand. They are a delightful addition to any accessory stash. They are quick and easy to whip up and can be colour matched with many outfits. FOE Headband with Shabby Flowers You will need: 2 x Fabric Flowers Bling button […]

Fold Over Elastic Hair Ties & Headbands

DIY Fold Over Elastic Hair Ties & Headband tutorial

Do you have a stash of fold over elastic (FOE) and not sure what else to make with it? Why not make Fold Over Elastic Hair Ties and Headbands. The lovely Kelly from Be a Fun Mum was generous enough to host our tutorial on how to make DIY Fold Over Elastic Hair Ties A […]

Amelia Flower Ribbon Tutorial

Amelia Flower Ribbon Tutorial

I love flowers made from ribbon. This Amelia Flower Ribbon tutorial can be made with satin or grosgrain ribbon – they simply look stunning. Once made they can be used as hair accessories, decorations on presents or embellishments for cards. Add a clip to the back and it will double as decoration and fashion accessory. […]

Plaited FOE Hair Tie Tutorial

DIY FOE Plaited Hair Tie Tutorial | Fold Over Elastic Tutorial

Fold over elastic is a wonderfully versatile elastic. Making a plaited FOE Hair Tie is only one of it’s many uses. Crafters use it on clothing, making hair accessories or simply putting up their hair with a knotted piece of FOE. These lovely plaited FOE hair ties take simple knotted FOE Hair ties to another […]

How to make a Fabric Covered Headband

Fabric Covered Headband - Final

Fabric Covered Plastic Headbands Fabric covered headbands are a quick and easy project to whip up. There are many hair accessories that can be made from your fabric offcuts. Whether they are unique pieces, to match an outfit or attach to a project there is something for everyone. Fabric covered headbands and a quick and […]

Start a Handmade Business in Australia!

The handmade thrill: sitting down to create an amazing handmade project and getting that little buzz knowing it’s going to be amazing. We get it. It’s how Sarah Lauren ended up being Australia’s largest supplier of grosgrain ribbons – we LOVE handmade. Here are some lessons we learned from the early days creating beautiful hair […]

Easter Egg Hair Clip Tutorial – No Chocolate Easter Gift

Easter Egg Hair Clip kit

Each Easter I like to give gifts that do not involve chocolate. Chocolate is a great gift but an Easter Egg Hair Clip will make a lovely addition to the chocolate haul. They would also look great on an Easter Card. What you will need to make the Easter Egg Hair Clip 6 different colours […]

How To Attach Rhinestone Buttons helpful hints from Sarah Lauren

How To Attach Flat Back Rhinestone Buttons Every girl loves a bit of ‘bling’ and rhinestone buttons are the easiest, and cheapest, way to add some sparkle to your life. Flat back buttons are the perfect choice for projects where traditional buttons – with the handy sewing nook/shank at the back – may tip down […]

Top 10 printed ribbon choices from Sarah Lauren

Pretty Paisley Grosgrain ribbon Printed Ribbon

Printed ribbon can easily turn something plain into something special. There is simply no easier way to make your craft projects totally amazing. From clothing to hair accessories, to that perfectly wrapped gift, our top 10 colourful designs are inspiring and exciting! Tasteful ribbons for every occasion! 1. Easter Bunny is a must for everything […]

Ballet Bun Wrap with Shabby Flowers

Ballet Bun Wrap instructions final

Make a Ballet Bun Wrap for the little girl who loves to have their long hair groomed into a bun. Whether they are trying to look like a ballerina or just to keep their long hair out of the way. Shabby flowers are a delight to use as they are soft and pliable when stitching […]

Grosgrain ribbon versus satin ribbon helpful hints from Sarah Lauren

029 White Grosgrain Ribbon Australia Grosgrain Ribbon versus Satin Ribbon

Grosgrain Ribbon Versus Satin Ribbon Ribbons, ribbons and more ribbons! Grosgrain ribbon versus satin ribbon – they’re both beautiful, so which should you choose? Make sure you select the right ribbon for your next sewing or craft project with our helpful ribbon guide. Pick the right one first time! What’s the project? A garment or […]

Why Buy Craft Supplies Online? – Sarah Lauren

When you buy craft supplies online, you save time and money on your creative projects. Really good craft stores are few and far between these days, and visiting your local store can be quite an expedition. Make life easier and discover why shopping online for craft supplies is the perfect solution. All your creative and […]

Free Bow Making Information Sheet

Bow Information Sheet

Have you ever make a gorgeous bow and when you try to recreate it you can’t remember how exactly it looked or what length ribbon you used. There is nothing worse than wasting time reinventing the bow and trying to remember how much you used or what you charged. Use a Bow Making Information Sheet […]

New Exclusive Printed Grosgrain Ribbon

Pretty Paisley Grosgrain ribbon Printed Ribbon

Oh I think I am in love! This new print has to be my absolute favourite. With swirls and dots and paisley shapes in different shades of pink ranging from light to dark it can be used to coordinate with some many colours. It has been printed on white grosgrain ribobn. Introducing “Pretty Paisley” Printed […]

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