DIY Tutorial: How to make Ruffled Crepe Paper Streamers!


how to make crepe paper ruffle streamers

I’ve never been big on crafting with the sewing machine, but this DIY has me ready to work on my sewing! It’s so simple and the ruffled crepe paper can be used for so many party elements from streamers and gift packaging to bottle wraps or cake stand liners! You simply overlap the crepe paper + sew away (longest stitch + strongest tension settings, do a forward and backward stitch in the beginning then sew away – see a fully detailed tutorial here). Below are some of fabulous ways to use your ruffled streamers….

crepe paper streamer diy tutorial

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1. Pale pink + peach combine for darling wrapping paper! via Lorajean’s Magazine
2. Colorful crepe streamer wreath! via Fiskars
3. Bright colors are perfect for a circus party! via Somewhere Splendid
4. Yellow + white jazzed up this toddler’s birthday party! via The Sweetest Occasion
5. Get creative + wrap bottles, cups, cake stands, etc! via Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line


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  1. Ohhhhhh, so many great ideas for this! Will do this for sure!

  2. Have so much crepe paper lying in my craft box – a great idea! Have pinned this for future ref!

  3. I tried this & it didn’t work:(. The streamers did it ruffle right before my eyes!?!?!

  4. So many fun idea with this ruffled crepe paper. Thank you for sharing! Love the rainbow paper wreath so much! Gonna try one with red, white and green for this Christmas.

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