Hey everybody! I’m Merely Shalese right here to make one thing superior with you guys! As we speak we will likely be making a Fall ornamental bow that’s good for a Thanksgiving Wreath. Let’s get began!


Bowdabra Bow Maker

Bow Wire

Burlap Ribbon

Fall Ribbon


Scorching Glue Gun

Putting the Bow Wire

The very first thing I do is fold my bow wire in half and place it within the heart of the bowdabra. I normally use about 14 inches or so. Be sure you have sufficient to tie the bow on the finish. If this bow goes to be positioned on a wreath, then I counsel utilizing extra bow wire in order that it may be tied to your wreath.

Beginning Your Loops

To start, place the thinner orange ribbon within the heart of the burlap ribbon. With the burlap ribbon on high, scrunch each items of ribbon into the bowdabra. This step is completed in order that the orange ribbon will likely be seen in every loop. You then resolve on how massive you your loop. Subsequent, you scrunch the ribbon and twist it earlier than inserting it down within the bowdabra. This step is completed with every loop in order that the orange ribbon will likely be fully seen. Then you definitely repeat this step for every loop. The variety of loops is totally as much as you. I made a decision to go together with six loops.

Don’t overlook to make use of your wand incessantly to assist scrunch all the things collectively.

Including Your Tails

When you achieved together with your loops, take what’s left of your ribbon and make one massive loop and scrunch the tip within the bowdabra. If you recognize precisely how a lot ribbon you need to you, then you may add the tails first. Since I wasn’t certain of the quantity of ribbon, I saved the tails for the tip. When you’ve scrunched the tip of the ribbon, minimize the loop proper within the heart. This can create 4 separate tails. I made a decision so as to add one other piece of orange ribbon to make two extra tails. I now have a complete of six tails. You may add as many or as few tails as you’d like.

Tying the Bow Wire

Give your bow one final scrunch and whereas the wand is in place you may modify the bow as a lot as you’d like. Then take away the wand and convey the bow wire collectively. Deliver the 2 open ends contained in the looped finish. Whereas one hand is holding the bow in place, use the opposite hand to tug the bow wire taut. Then rigorously take away the ornamental bow. Tie the bow wire in a number of knots and minimize away any extra. You do have the choice of preserving the surplus bow wire in place, particularly in case you’re going to tie the bow to a wreath or candle.

Including the Middle

Minimize a small piece of ribbon round 5 or 6 inches and fold it horizontally. Then place it within the heart of your bow and sizzling glue it in place all the best way across the bow. You may as well simply tie the ribbon in a knot in the back of the bow in case you choose.

Fluffing Your Loops

This subsequent step is non-compulsory however I feel it makes the bow look even bigger and extra attractive. I wish to separate the orange and burlap ribbon for every loop. The loops look nice both approach so it’s fully as much as you.

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Including the Last Touches

Final thing I do is ribbon minimize the tails. To ribbon minimize the tail, fold the tip of the ribbon in half horizontally. Be certain that the open ends are on the backside and the loop is on the high. You’ll then take your scissors and minimize the ribbon at a diagonal. Repeat this step for every tail. You may as well add some kind of gildings to the middle of your bow like a pumpkin, leaves, acorns, and many others. Add no matter you want, simply be inventive and make it your individual fall ornamental bow.

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