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Create a Classic Bow
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Create a Classic Bow

Crafting Time:
  • Under 1 Hour
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Makes 6" diameter bow:
  • 3 yds wired-edge ribbon, 1-1/2" wide
  • 24-gauge wire
  • Wire cutter
  • Pencil or white quilting pencil
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

  1. To make the first streamer, measure 10" from one end of the ribbon and mark lightly. For loops, begin at the streamer mark and measure 10" and mark lightly. Repeat 8 times.
  2. To form the first loop, place streamer mark next to first loop mark. When using one-sided ribbon, twist the ribbon to the right side after each loop has been made. Gather the ribbon between your thumb and forefinger (see diagram A).
  3. To form the second loop, place second loop mark next to the gathered center (see diagram B). Gather the ribbon between your thumb & forefingers.
  4. Continue placing loop marks next to gathered center, forming loops on alternate sides. Make 9 loops.
  5. Use wire to secure bow. For the second streamer, trim ribbon to 10". Trim streamers and arrange loops.
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