This DIY is so Easy and Leaves You Looking as Pretty as a Rose

4 Materials
20 Minutes

Roses are such pretty flowers, so when you add them to clothing, it makes your clothes even prettier!

Follow along and I’ll show you an easy way to make ribbon roses that you can add to any piece of clothing.

Tools and materials: 

  • 1 meter of red ribbon
  • Sewing needle
  • Red thread
  • Any clothing you want to upstyle
Threading needle

1. Thread your needle

The first thing you need to do is thread a sewing needle with red thread.

Making star

2. Make a star

Make a knot in the end of your thread and sew one stitch into your garment, with the knot on the outside.

Making star

Now make 5 stitches in the shape of a star, with the knot in the middle.

Attaching ribbon

3. Attach the ribbon

Sew one end of your ribbon to the middle of your star.

Attaching ribbon

Now, using your needle, pull the other end of the ribbon under any one of the 5 stitches.

Attaching ribbon

It will look like this.

Attaching ribbon

Skip over the next stitch and pull your ribbon under the third stitch.

Attaching ribbon

Again, skip a stitch and pull your ribbon under the next one.

Ribbon rose

Continue pulling your ribbon under every other stitch until you’ve used up all your ribbon.

Ribbon roses

You can make roses of different sizes by using ribbon of different widths.

Ribbon roses

This DIY is so easy and leaves you looking as pretty as a rose

Just look at how I transformed my thrifted blazers with these gorgeous red roses! 

Leave a comment and let me know what clothing you’re going to upstyle with roses.

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Suggested materials:
  • 1 meter of red ribbon
  • Sewing needle
  • Red thread
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  • Kassi Kassi on Dec 02, 2023

    Love the roses. I can see how pretty they would be on a cloth evening bag too!