The following ribbons were my inspiration.
|Expired Ebay Auction Memorial Ribbon|
|Abraham Lincoln Memorial Ribbon|
However, when time started slipping away, I created a quick, multi-purpose memorial ribbon. I cut and sewed 2.5 inch black ribbon into pointed ends and then added stripped ribbon at the top to give it a bit more stability. The black stars are actually heavy cardboard gift tags. The skull was carefully cut from Halloween tulle and pasted on to the star. I added a pin on the back and am calling it finished. Did I call these quick? I was sewing every night for a week and even took them to work to continue sewing during lunch. They were supposed to be quick.
If I were to make these again, I would purchase R.I.P. pre-printed ribbon in advance. Way, in advance. I think these can be worn to any fashionable funeral. Don't you?