Neon 80s Ribbon Barrettes



I was in JoAnn Fabric the other day and I happened to see that the Offray 1/8″ satin ribbon—the very ribbon I use for the 80s ribbon barrettes—now comes in neon! I bought every color they had.


And then I set to making some barrettes. My favorite, by far, is the one that’s neon pink and pale pink. I like the contrast and I think it gives what might be a normal pink barrette a nice pop. I tried several different combos; all neon, using the bright orange and green, then neon yellow with white, and of course, the pinks.


Which is your favorite?

If you’d like to make some of your own, see my tutorial here.

I tried desperately to find a link to these ribbons online, but I couldn’t find them anywhere. I got mine at JoAnn Fabrics, so if you have one of those in your area, you could pop in to see if they’re in stock. I don’t know if Michaels or other fabric stores will have them around, but let us know if you look for them and find them!



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