A Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Perfect Christmas Bow
The holiday season is just around the corner what better way to make your presents stout than by adding a beautiful Christmas bow on top? Making a perfect bow can be tricky but with this step-by-step guide you’ll be able to create stunning bows in no time.
Before you get started you’ll need a few materials. These include:
- Ribbon (at least 1.5 inch wide)
- Wire (thin flexible)
Step 1: Measuring the Ribbon
Start by measuring the ribbon. Cut a length of ribbon that is roughly three times the width of your box. This will give you enough ribbon to create the loops tails of your bow.
Step 2: Creating the Loops
Find the midpoint of the ribbon create a loop by folding the ribbon onto itself. Hold this loop with your thumb finger make a similar loop with the other end of the ribbon.
Step 3: Making the Tails
Next you’ll need to create the tails of the bow. Take each end of the ribbon fold it to create a second loop making sure the loops are facing in opposite directions.
Step 4: Securing the Bow
Now it’s time to secure the bow. Take your wire wrap it around the center of the bow making sure to twist it tightly to hold the loops tails in place. Cut any excess wire make sure the bow is centered.
Step 5: Fluffing the Bow
Finally you’ll want to fluff the bow. Gently tug on the loops tails to create a fuller more voluminous bow. You can also trim the tails to your desired length.
Now that you know the steps to making a perfect Christmas bow you can add a special touch to all your holiday gifts. Remember to use quality ribbon take your time to create a beautiful well-crafted bow that will make your presents stout. Happy holidays!