So, I’m a college student right now, hoping to get into the nursing
program in the fall at local college. I’m not making a lot of
anything but still thinking about it and thinking I’d like to hang
some simple pendants from organza ribbon.
I just bought several spools of cheap nylon organza and can tell
that it is really not what I want to use. It would be ok for kids’
necklaces but not for anything nicer.
I have a feeling that there’s a lot I don’t know about ribbon, so I
have a lot of questions:
Do any of you use this? Is organdy the same as organza? Is silk
really better than nylon and why? What about silk blends? How wide do
you recommend? Do you prefer a finished or a raw edge? (Presumably a
raw edge will curl whereas a finished edge will stay flat).
I really, really like to tie cords to get the right length, so if I
am finishing the ends, I tend to like end caps on satin or leather
cord. Do you finish the ends of your ribbon and if so, what with?
And, where do you buy this stuff? (i.e., can you tell me some
Thanks a bunch,
Christine in Littleton, Massachusetts