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How to create three fun bows

I recently sat down in my design studio and shared the way I create a few of my favorite bows. I often hear women say that they wish they could create bows for their home or business. Bows are not just for wrapping gifts; they're versatile adornments that add a touch of elegance and charm to various decorations or places in your home or office. In this tutorial, we'll explore three different bow-making techniques that will elevate your crafting game. Whether you're embellishing a gift, decorating your home, or adding flair to a DIY project, these bow styles will become your go-to favorites. So, grab your ribbon and let's dive into the art of bow making!

Video Tutorial:

There are only a few tools that I recommend for bow making. I only use wired ribbon for my bows. I use an EZ Bow maker because I do not have a lot of hand strength. I organize my ribbons for my bow by using my favorite tool, the spool holder. You must have scissors that are only used on ribbon. Do not let anyone borrow your ribbon scissors! My favorite pair of scissors is made by Singer. A few other things that you will need to finish your bow are a good pair of pliers, wire snips and chenille stems.

The funky bow in the video is great for packages, wreaths and door hangers. The 3,2,1 bow is great for packages, front porch lights, inside decor for parties, wreaths or door hangers. The mailbox bow is the perfect size for your mailbox. With these three bow-making techniques in your crafting repertoire, you'll be ready to add a touch of elegance and creativity to any project. Whether you prefer the classic simplicity of a ribbon bow, the playful charm of funky bow, or the sophisticated elegance of a layered bow with tails for your mailbox, there's a style to suit every occasion. So, gather your supplies and start creating beautiful bows that will impress everyone who sees them.

Happy crafting!


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Thanks for taking the time to do this. Fantastic!

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