Bowdabra

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

Add a beautiful bow to an Easter basket using the Bowdabra.  Make a large full bow to adorn the front of an Easter basket, using large width wire ribbon and silk flowers.  Follow our step-by-step instructions to learn how to make your own bow!

Materials Needed:

Instructions:

1. Instructions begin by gathering all the materials you will need to make the bow for the Easter basket.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

2. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold the wire in half.  Place the wire into the Bowdabra.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

3. Cut ribbon for the bow tails.  Dovetail the ends and fold the ribbon in half to create a crease.  At the crease mark press the ribbon into the Bowdabra.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

4. Press the ribbon into the Bowdabra, fold and twist to create your first loop.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

5. Continue to fold and twist to create a matching loop on the other side.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

6. Continue folding and twisting to create several loops.  Dovetail the end of the ribbon for a finished look.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

7. Place an assortment of spring silk florals into the Bowdabra.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

8. Scrunch down with the Bowdabra Wand.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

9. Thread the Bowdabra Bow Wire ends through the loop.  Pull the wire tightly.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

10. Remove the bow from the Bowdabra. Knot the back of the bow and fluff the bow loops.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

11. Use the Bowdabra Bow Wire to tie the bow to the Easter basket.

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

12. The basket is ready to be filled with goodies for Easter!

How To Make an Easter Basket Bow

 

Craft Tutorial by Bowdabra Designer Sarah Forhan