Inkle weaving ribbon, strap, band, or trim - 7/8" handwoven - SCA, LARP, Viking, and Cosplay - Blue and white

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Made in Northfield, Massachusetts

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This strap is handwoven in 100% mercerized cotton. There are three shades of blue, with strong slashes of pure white. But the thing is, I warped this band a little bit wrong -- it's a great band, but it's an oops band, so it's a bit discounted. The pattern isn't totally symmetrical -- take a close look at the images to see.

I'd call it a heavy ribbon. Because the threads are about #10 size, it's lighter in weight than those I weave in #3 thread, so it's more supple and has good drape. It is 7/8" wide and 96" long (2 yds, 24 inches/244cm), excluding a short fringe at the ends.

Wear it as a belt! Or it would finish your sewing project with heavier fabrics beautifully -- inside a handbag or edging a coat or reinforcing a button band, for instance. It would work well with heavy fabrics, or something as light as say, medium chambray.

Don't see the colors or patterns you need? No problem. Mosey on over to the left sidebar on my main shop page and click the blue "Request a Custom Order" button to send me a message about it.

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from the United States
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--I ship via USPS, and offer several shipping options in the shop -- please look for a shipping estimate on each individual item. Many items ship free when combined with another item.

--Items that are not marked "Made to Order" normally ship within 1-2 business days of purchase.

--If an item is "Made to Order", the listing will specify the time lag -- it may be as short as 3-5 days for a simpler piece, or more for something more complex. If you need a rush, please contact me and we'll see if I can't shoehorn it in into the schedule!

--Once the items leave my hands, they're the responsibility of the USPS. If that worries you, insurance is a great idea. Please ask if you need it!

--I try to keep shipping to my actual costs. If you overpay for shipping by a dollar or more, I will refund your overpayment, because why not?


-Paypal, Credit Card, and Etsy Gift Cards accepted. If you don't mind a bit of a wait while a check clears before I ship, then checks are fine too. Massachusetts residents will have the standard sales tax rate added.

--Please do pay within three days of purchase so I can post your package. If I don't see payment within that time frame and if I can't reach you to make arrangements to the contrary, I'll assume there was a mistake and cancel the sale.

Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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If I can verify that you did not receive the item I will refund the cost of the item and the shipping costs.

If you decide you've changed your mind, please contact me within 3 days. I will ask that you ship the item back within 14 days in its original condition, and when I receive it, I will refund the purchase price (though not the shipping cost).

Additional policies

I love custom orders. Please contact me to begin a discussion about what you are looking for. My custom orders policy is that once we reach an agreement, I will make a private listing for 50% of the purchase price (minus shipping) upfront before beginning.

If I need to send samples for color approval, etc. that will be added to the final cost at the end (and we'll discuss that beforehand so you don't get surprised).

When the item is complete, I will create a reserved listing to resolve the balance remaining, plus the shipping cost, and then ship to you via USPS First Class with a tracking number. If you'd prefer another shipping method, just ask.