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How to Make an Adorable Easter Basket Pompom Bunny Tail Bow

This pompom bunny tail bow uses the Mini Bowdabra in a different way to create the pompom tail. Follow these instructions to learn how. This cute bunny tail bow is perfect to decorate an Easter basket or wreath.Pompom Bunny Tail Bow

Here’s the supplies that you’ll need:Supplies for Pompom Bunny Tail Bow

Let’s start making the pompom bunny tail:

  1. Lay one unfolded length of bow wire between the Mini Bowdabra pillars. This is different from the usual way of placing the wire.Wire in Mini Bowdabra for Pompom
  2. Lay an end of  yarn in the Mini Bowdabra.Lay Yarn in Mini Bowdabra for Pompom
  3. Wrap the yarn around the pillars and through the slot, following the wrapping directions in the photo below. Keep a gentle tension on the yarn so that it wraps snuggly, but it not over-stretched.Direction of Yarn Wrap
  4. Compress the yarns during the wrapping process and again at the end when the Mini Bowdabra is filled with yarn.Compress Yarns
  5. With the yarn still in the Mini Bowdabra, lift the wire tails and tie a very tight knot. Remove from the Mini Bowdabra.Tie Knot with Wire
  6. Cut the yarn loops. If necessary, give your pompom bunny tail a hair cut to even out the shape.Cut Yarn Loops

Now, we’ll make the bunny’s body:

  1. Fold the Bowdabra bow wire in half and place in the Mini Bowdabra. You can tuck the wire ends under the Mini Bowdabra so they are out of the way.Wire in Mini Bowdabra Silver
  2. Fold the 8″ tulle in half lengthwise. Lay the length of 6″ tulle on top.  Scrunch the layered tulle into the Mini Bowdabra.Scrunch Layered Tulle in Mini Bowdabra
  3. Compress the tulle with the Mini Bowdabra wand.Compress Tulle
  4. With the tulle still in the Mini Bowdabra, pass the ends of the bow wire through the loop, and tighten. Tie a secure knot on the reverse side of the bow. Leave the wire ends long.Pass Wire Ends through Loop
  5. Position the bunny tail pompom of top of the tulle bow, bringing the wire ends to the back. Tie a secure knot.Bunny and Tail

For the ears:

  1. Trace the bunny ears pattern onto the canvas side of the holographic ribbon. Cut out the shapes.Trace Bunny Ears Pattern
  2. Position the ears so that they are slightly overlapped.Slightly Overlap Bunny Ears
  3. Run a bead of hot glue over the base of the ears. Center the tulle/pompom bow on top of the hot glue.Hot Glue Ears to Bow
  4. If your bunny ears need additional support, hot glue a craft stick or wooden coffee stir to the canvas side of the ear.Add Support to Ears
  5. Use the long wire ends to attach the pompom bunny tail bow to an Easter basket or  wreath, or incorporate it in a centerpiece.Pompom Bunny Tail Bow (Instagram)
Bowdabra's easy-to-create bow-makers are available at the Bowdabra website's online store and also at various retail establishments such as Amazon, AC Moore, Pat Catan's Stores, Jo Ann store, Michael's, and Walmart.

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