Petersham Ribbon

$1.49 - $29.95
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The world's finest woven edge Petersham ribbon. 100% Rayon, washable, dry cleanable, colorfast, less than 10% shrinkage. Petersham is often confused with grosgrain ribbon but the important difference is that the Petersham has a scalloped edge which allows you to shape the ribbon. See Sandra Betzina's book Power Sewing Step-by-Step for a neat, easy to make waistband facing using Petersham.

Be sure to preshrink where necessary before use with steam or by spritzing with water and pressing with iron set for rayon.

Priced and sold by the yard. Order minimum is 1 yard.

All of our ribbon is sold in increments of one yard. So if you order “1”, you’ll get one yard, “2” and you’ll get two yards. Our website does not calculate in fractional yards (for example: 1 ½ ). Be sure to choose Color and Width, then how many yards you’d like.

Actual Ribbon Color Card Available - $29.95

When ordering the Color card: You need to select the Color Card option in BOTH the Color and Width drop down menus. It's the top item in the list.



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  • 5
    Great source for Petersham Gros Grain Ribbon

    Posted by Susan Monaghan on Apr 25th 2021

    The Sewing Place is my "go to" place for Petersham. They have a full array of colors and widths, and will send customers a visual with each color shown with the name of the color for easy matching and ordering. I have even sent a piece of my fabric on a hard to match shade and the Sewing Place was very helpful in identifying the closest color. Please don't ever consider buying any other gros grain ribbon for sewing, as there is no comparison between Petersham and what you find by the roll in most fabric and craft stores.

  • 5
    Fantastic ribbon!

    Posted by Eileen Starr on Apr 12th 2021

    The ribbon is gorgeous and works so beautifully around curves. There are so many colors and I ordered the color card that gives samples of all the colors, and examples of all widths. So helpful.

  • 5
    Top Notch!!

    Posted by Priscilla King on Mar 17th 2021

    Lovely soft yet sturdy ribbon. It will be the perfect binding on the rib knit sweater I am making.

  • 5
    Petersham Ribbon

    Posted by Diane Roubal on Mar 15th 2021

    Very nice selection of colors and sizes. Good pricing.

  • 5

    Posted by Timothny Alberts on Feb 13th 2021

    This ribbon is of great quality and silky softness. I have ordered many yards of this petersham ribbon in several colors and have never been dissatisfied. I am very happy with my purchase!

  • 5
    Great quality ribbon with excellent color selection

    Posted by Susan Monaghan on Jan 30th 2021

    This is perfect ribbon for jacket trims or to be the base for jacket trims. Heck, if there is any left, it can be used to wrap presents! The quality is so much nicer than you the grosgrain one finds in fabric stores these days, and the Sewing Place has a very wide range of colors with a color chart available to aid in the correct choice. This is my go to store when I start assembling the notions for any sewing projects.

  • 5
    petersham ribbon

    Posted by Timothny Alberts on Jan 16th 2021

    Beautiful ribbon, but I am always impressed with the products and employees of The Sewing Place!

  • 5
    Excellent quality Petersham

    Posted by Jackie Ewenstein on Dec 22nd 2020

    The Sewing Place has such a extensive selection of colors and sizes of Petersham -- the best I've found online. Thanks for the great product.

  • 5
    Petersham Hatband

    Posted by Paul Poche on Dec 14th 2020

    I bought this ribbon to put a hatband on a western style hat I shaped. It turned out nicely! I was amazed with the ease I could work with this ribbon. I am glad I found it here!