How to make a bow for wreaths is easier than you think. You do not need to be a “bow master” and purchasing a bow maker is not necessary. Using my how to make a bow videos below and a little practice, you will be making beautiful bows for wreaths, garlands or Christmas trees in no time.
How to Make a Bow for Wreaths
Do you adorn your home with lanterns? If so, have you ever decorated your lantern with a lantern swag? In this video, I will show you how to make a festive Patriotic Lantern Swag using silk flowers, picks and ribbon.
A tree topper bow is very popular and really add a finished touch to your Christmas tree. I get asked a lot how to make them and below, I’m sharing my instructions for making a tree topper bow. This bow will fit a 6-7 foot tree. For trees larger than this, keep adding more layers to the bow increasing each layer by one inch.
This bow is easy peasy! I know you can make this bow! I developed the “funky bow” technique a few years ago when trying to help my ebook customers use up all of their materials. You see, I can’t stand to throw away any ribbon, even scraps. Why? Because I’m a RIBBON ADDICT! There I said it, yet again!
Let me show you how to transfer print to chalkboard ribbon…Ya’ll, I purchased this fabulous chalkboard ribbon LAST YEAR! I loved it so much that I had to have it. I got it back to the wreath shop and then it just sat there…ugh, I was so intimated to use it. I just kept looking at it…it was screaming for me to use it.
I love the simplicity of a loose bow when designing my spring silk flower wreaths. Bows just seem to look better when they are more casual with a few long loops; especially if your wreath style is more on the wild and natural look. In this tutorial, I show you a ridiculously simple way to make a simple spring wreath bow.
If you are a frequent follower of mine, you know that I am a ribbon addict! I can’t get enough of fabulous ribbon because ribbon just makes me so happy!! Therefore, I’ve been searching for a way to make a bow with multiple ribbons using only a few yards of each ribbon. I saw this technique once at a floral show but only now have I mastered the technique to give it my flair.