Tutorial--Retro 80s Braided Ribbon Barrettes

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Remember These? 80s Braided Ribbon Barrettes. Let's make one.

1. What we need: double bar barrettes, 2 colors of 1/8" satin or grosgrain ribbon, a yard each.

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2. With the barrette open, take 2 ribbons and slide them to the top. Have an even amount of ribbon on either side of the barrette.
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3. take the first ribbon and weave both ends through the bars. In image below, right side was woven through the bars first, and then the left side.

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4. Take the second color and do the same: weave the right side through the bars, then left.
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5. Keep weaving.

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6. Until reach the end.

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7. Double knot the ribbons to secure the braid.
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8. Optional: thread several beads and knot at the ends.
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