In the old days, ribbons used to be a luxury, only affordable by the very rich people. But thankfully that’s no longer the case. Nowadays natural ribbons are inexpensive and can be found at any local craft supply shop. Their beautiful bright colors and designs make them ideal to use for making bows, festoons, sashes. Also, wrapping gifts, beautifying clothes, doing ribbon embroidery on clothes, making home decorations, flower arrangements and bouquets.
Moreover, natural ribbons are used mostly on special occasions, which add more charm to the celebration such as around a medal, around a wedding cake or a ceremony chair. They can be seen as a sign of good fortune.
With so many different types of ribbons to pick from including natural ribbon, leather cord, jute ribbon, cotton twine, cotton ribbon, and Jute Rope ribbon. It can be difficult to select the perfect one for the current project. To make your job easy, we have made a list of our favorite natural ribbons that we can’t stay away from.
Jute ribbon is a thick and stiff natural ribbon made of burlap, flax, or hemp fibers. These fibers give it a soft texture and is strong and durable. Jute ribbon are ideal for giving your art craft a classic and urban look. In addition, when using our jute ribbon, you will not face the issue of the ribbon separating and ruining your work. Because our jute ribbon does not separate or spread. Also, they are ideal for any special occasion, parties, crafts, gift wraps, and home décor.
A bundle of Jute rope is made from burlap, which makes it a type of natural ribbon. It is made from the skin of the jute plant or sisal fibers. A jute rope is ideal for making mats, frames, decorating bottles, and other home décor items. Moreover, our jute rope is available in many sizes so that you can choose according to your needs.
Grosgrain ribbon is a must-have in any craft toolbox. It is made by weaving thick horizontal fibers that make it flexible and a bit elastic. This small amount of elasticity is ideal for trimming and edging. It is durable and easily available in a wide variety of colors and designs. You can make scrapbooks, sashes, bows, and wreaths out of this ribbon.
A Satin ribbon is a soft and flexible nylon, silk or cotton ribbon. They have a shiny surface that is sometimes only on one side and sometimes on both sides. This makes satin ribbons a multipurpose choice. In addition, they are easily available in a wide variety of colors and both single-faced and double-faced deviation.
Moreover, the single-faced satin ribbon is ideal for gift-wrapping, and the double-faced is perfect for projects where both the sides are visible.
Leather cord is made from cowhide leather, which is soft and flexible. Not only that but it also very strong and sturdy. Also, leather cord are available in a variety of bright colors. They have a shiny finish, which makes them a perfect addition to your gift wrapping. Leather cord are ideal for making necklaces earnings, hatbands, headbands, hair accessories, laces as an embellishment to clothes and braiding.
Organdy is silk, rayon or cotton ribbon that is super thin and transparent. These features make it unique. It is extremely lightweight which makes it easy to work with. Moreover, it has a shimmery and shining finish that makes it a perfect choice for formal projects.
A cotton ribbon is vital in any craft box. It is inexpensive and readily available in the market. Our cotton ribbon is made from 100% cotton which makes it the best natural ribbon. Over the years the use of plastic items and materials has drastically increased and has left our earth bruised and damaged by the harmful effects of plastic pollution.
Ribbons are widely used as a means of decorating and beautifying other objects. They are truly beautiful, but as soon as they enter our environment, they can get really nasty. Synthetic ribbons that are made from polyester are disastrous for our environment because they are not broken down completely and become a burden for the oceans and land.
Once they enter the waterways, they can be a threat to the marine life. Small fishes eat them by mistaking them for food and as a result, may die. Natural ribbons, on the other hand, are a safer choice. Natural ribbons are completely biodegradable which means they are easily broken down and pose no threat to the environment.
Cotton ribbon are lightweight and extremely soft to the touch. Our cotton ribbon are handmade and can be used for sewing and tailoring. They are available in a variety of sizes and beautiful colors. They can be used for making wedding bouquets, invitations, flower arrangements, wrapping gifts and aiding photography.
Cotton twine is made from 100% cotton thread that is of high quality, safe and completely biodegradable. It is ideal for packing meat and homemade baked goods, packaging products, handcrafting and many other home projects. Our cotton twine is available in different sizes and is an environmentally friendly natural ribbon.
We are proud that our cotton twine is biodegradable. At Bethel Ribbon we care about the environment and take it as our duty to save the earth from the harmful effects of plastic pollution. Which is why we have created a line of natural ribbons among which is our cotton twine. Now you can decorate your items without the guilt of ruining the environment.
This is another type of natural ribbon form from cotton. They name it after the 19th-century weaver Joseph Marie Jacquard. Both its sides exhibit the same pattern, with different colors on both sides. Moreover, this cotton ribbon is extremely attractive and ideal for decorating.
In today’s time, advancements in technology have made it possible to print any pattern, design or picture on any type of surface. They are extremely attractive and beautiful. They are similar to jacquard, but usually only have one patterned side. Also, the best part about them is that they are customizable. Brides can order customized printed ribbons matching their dress. Decorators can print unique designs according to the occasion.
When you think about velvet, luxury and extravagance come in mind. This makes velvet ribbons ideal for special occasions such as weddings and parties. Also, it has a soft texture and people usually use during winter days. Easy to press and store. In addition, it is available in many colors. Winter holidays, birthdays, winter weddings are all perfect occasions for using velvet ribbons.
Twill tape is a strong and durable type of ribbon that features a diagonal or zigzag weave. It is form from different varieties of cotton or synthetic fibers. Usually available in light colors and tones. It is ideal to use as a binding tape.
There are different types of ribbons available in the market each with its own unique features and properties. Ribbons are cost-effective and appealing to the eyes. Therefore, finding the right type of ribbon for the project at hand can be difficult, but with so many options available you will definitely find the perfect one if you try.