How to make a small basic bow with grosgrain ribbon


How to make a small basic bow with ribbon.

You will need for this bow:

embellished smal bow

Take your 12 cm length of ribbon


How to make a small basic bow with ribbonFold in half and mark centre with a pin

How to make a small basic bow with ribbon

 Measure 2cm from each end and mark with a pinHow to make a small basic bow with ribbon

 You will now have 3 pins in your grosgrain ribbonHow to make a small basic bow with ribbon

Fold one end of the ribbon over and overlay your pins

How to make a small basic bow with ribbon

 Pull your pins out and add a dab of glue between the ribbons to glue in place.

Twist the ribbon to get the angle you like.

How to make a small basic bow with ribbon

Fold the other end of the ribbon over to the centre pull the pin out

and add a dab of glue between the ribbons.

How to make a small basic bow with ribbon

 You now have a small bow about 3.5 cm wide.How to make a small basic bow with grosgrain ribbon

Add a dab of glue to the centre and embellish with a flat back pearl.

How to make a small basic bow with grosgrain ribbon Use your bow to embellish flowers, twisted boutique bows or any craft project.

How to make a small basic bow with grosgrain ribbon

You can create any size bow you like.  Decide how long you want your tails to be than  times it by 6.

This bow we have 2cm tails the ribbon length was 12 cm.

You can use grosgrain ribbon or satin ribbon.

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