How to Make a Bow

How to Make a Bow

I have always wondered how to make a fancy bow that I see on gifts. It’s hard to believe that they are so simple as they are to make. With this simple technique, you can make an elegant fancy bow for any occasion. I add wreaths to a variety of different crafts because they add such fullness to my project. This video will give you one example of how to make a beautiful stylish bow that will make anyone wonder just how you did it.

Red Home Made Bow
Red Home Made Bow

Materials Needed:

  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Twisty Ties or Pipe Cleaners

Time needed: 8 minutes.

Fancy Bow

  1. Step 1

    Make 3 big loops with your ribbon as seen in the video above.

  2. Step 2

    Turn your bow 1/4 turn and make two loops, one on each side. Repeat this step 3 more times so it is even all the way around it.

  3. Step 3

    Make one large loop on the bottom.

  4. Step 4

    Use a twisty to tie the bottom together

  5. Step 5

    Cut the large bottom loop in half and trim the ends to give the classic ribbon cut

This project is fun and easy. They can be used on presents, doors, wreaths and anything you want to give a special look to.

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