How to Make a Mini Bow With a Fork

A quick little guide on how to make a tiny bow -without the fiddly fuss!

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How to Make a Mini Bow With a Fork
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Supplies (Yup, wrapping paper as the background)

Supplies (Yup, wrapping paper as the background)

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You'd rather your ribbon to be longer (rather than too short) because than you can trim it off. I found that I could make a bow with 15cm, but to start with you may need 20cm.

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Make sure your ribbon isn't too wide; if it's too thin you can put two thin ribbons together to make something like...

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...this! But enough of ribbons, let's get into it

...this! But enough of ribbons, let's get into it

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Fork this way up

Fork this way up

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Place ribbon as shown

Place ribbon as shown

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Tuck the other end through the middle space

Tuck the other end through the middle space

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Bring it behind and up

Bring it behind and up

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Through the middle space

Through the middle space

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Now it's kinda hard to explain... Bring the longer end under the loop (as shown)...

Now it's kinda hard to explain... Bring the longer end under the loop (as shown)...

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...like this...:\ no? Don't get it? Haha...video then

...like this...:\ no? Don't get it? Haha...video then

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Haha sorry for the long staring bit at the end...accidentally clicked on the home button 😛

Haha sorry for the long staring bit at the end...accidentally clicked on the home button 😛

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PUUUULLLL as tightly as you can (without breaking the ribbon ;) ) cause you do NOT want it to fall out.

PUUUULLLL as tightly as you can (without breaking the ribbon ;) ) cause you do NOT want it to fall out.

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Flip over aaaand...ta-daaaaa a pretty little bow is already taking shape

Flip over aaaand...ta-daaaaa a pretty little bow is already taking shape

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Gently pull the bow off the fork

Gently pull the bow off the fork

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Then realise...uh oh, a 'leg' is backwards! Easily fixed...

Then realise...uh oh, a 'leg' is backwards! Easily fixed...

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In the beginning, do...

In the beginning, do...

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...this here (okay, I know you're wondering why I didn't put this in the beginning; the answer: you wouldn't have known why I did this...so I showed you it now 😊)

...this here (okay, I know you're wondering why I didn't put this in the beginning; the answer: you wouldn't have known why I did this...so I showed you it now 😊)

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Yay! Same sided legs (now that I think about it, you can use double sided ribbon, usually a solid colour )

Yay! Same sided legs (now that I think about it, you can use double sided ribbon, usually a solid colour )

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Snip snip! A little trim here, a trim there...

Snip snip! A little trim here, a trim there...

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And a neat little bow! Perfect for little gifts or on cards! (If you have a small flame [lighter, match etc] you can lightly melt the edges to prevent fraying)

And a neat little bow! Perfect for little gifts or on cards! (If you have a small flame [lighter, match etc] you can lightly melt the edges to prevent fraying)

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I know it's only October, but I HAD to make little Christmassy ones!

I know it's only October, but I HAD to make little Christmassy ones!

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Enjoy! 😉 Don't forget to like, follow and comment if you have any questions!😘 Love y'all!

Enjoy! 😉 Don't forget to like, follow and comment if you have any questions!😘 Love y'all!

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