How to Make a Bow

by Nancy Berian


  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Pipe cleaner wire
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Between thumb & first finger make a loop

    Step 2

    Twist ribbon at the base of the loop

    Step 3

    Folding ribbon back makes your first loop, gather at center

    Step 4

    Gather equal measured loops: Repeat

    Step 5

    Gather, Twist & fold ribbon back to form next loop

    Step 6

    Making the tail: swing a long loop over for the tail Put pipe cleaner inside the center loop & under the tail & twist

    Step 7

    Step 8

    Cut the end of the ribbon

    Step 9

    Cut the tail: angled half way in & out

    Step 10

    You’re finished!!

    Step 11

    Now you can be proper with your gift giving & save money by doing it yourself