Learn how to make a pretty mini bow out of ribbon by using a fork. This simple tutorial creates perfect little bows that you can use in your other craft projects.
Check out the video at the bottom of this page to see exactly how I made these little bows!
To make this bow you will need:
Cut a strip of ribbon approximately 30cm long. Then wrap this piece of ribbon around a fork as shown in the photo above.
Take the underneath part of the ribbon and fold it over the top of the fork and down through the middle of the prongs. Then pull both ends tightly.
Take the end of the ribbon that you just threaded through the middle of the prongs and bring it up to the top of the prongs (keeping it behind the fork). Then pull it through the centre of the prongs, bringing it above the other piece of ribbon.
Pull the two ends of the ribbon tightly and then tie them together in a knot. Then slide the bow off of the fork.
Trim the ends of the ribbon to the length of your choice, and your cute bow is complete!
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Here's a video showing you how to tie this bow!
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