How to Make Bows: Bowdabra
Free Shipping in the contiguous USA on orders over $79

How to make a extra LARGE bow for a BIG display

Hello Crafty People! Today’s project is another “Christmas in July”. I’ll be making a really extra-large bow to adorn a tree cut from a wooden pallet.

extra large bow

How to make an extra large bow

SUPPLIES:
DIRECTIONS:

I concede, my son made the wooden pallet tree, I just decorated it! But, I think, if you know your way around a simple saw, cut the square pallet into a triangle shape.  There can be many variations to suit your style. He has removed most of the backside and every other board on the front side to get this look. The bottom has all sides intact.

Create the bow:
  1. Measure a long length (18″) of Bowdabra wire, fold in half and insert into the Bowdabra Tool, fold the ends of the wire underneath.
  2. Begin with a 12″ tail of ribbon. Bring the ends together, fold in half, and cut from the folded side to the outside to make forked ends.
  3. Begin looping ribbon into the Bowdabra tool, start with quite long loops (11-12″), and build layers, gradually getting smaller with each layer.
  4. I started with 6 loops on each side, then 5, 4, and 3.
  5. Compact the ribbon in the Bowdabra tool, release the wire. Put the loose ends through the looped end and pull them up to tighten. Tie off in the back.
  6. Fluff the loops and tie them onto the pallet tree.

extra large bow

Thanks so much for stopping by the Blog today! I hope you’re inspired to get crafty today.

Craft on!

Becky

large bow

For more quick and easy DIY tutorials visit the Bowdabra blog each week.  And be sure and like us on Facebook.  Each Monday at 4:00 p.m. PST, 5:00 p.m. MST, 6:00 p.m. CST, and 7:00 p.m. EST, Bowdabra hosts Facebook live. Be there and you might be our next winner for a free roll of ribbon!

 

 

     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]
    FREE SHIPPING
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]

    Ultimate SPRING Ribbon Kit with Bowdabra – KIT-RBNBOW-7

    $99.00
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    (2)
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]

    Bowdabra® Bow Making & Design Tool – Large – BOW1003

    Bowdabra Bow Making & Design Tool is your easy-to-use bow maker. Create professional looking bows for gift wrapping, home decorations and DIY crafts!
    $19.99
    Rated 4.50 out of 5
    (8)
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]

    Mini Bowdabra® Bow Making & Design Tool – Small – BOW2100

    Mini Bowdabra is your easy-to-use bow making tool to create small bows. Create DIY crafts, hair bows, gift wrapping, wedding décor and more yourself!
    $12.99
    Rated 4.80 out of 5
    (5)
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]

    Hair Bow Tool and Ruler Kit for the Mini Bowdabra® – BOW2200

    Mini Bowdabra Hair Bow Creator Kit is a super easy hair bow making tool. Create designer Ribbon hair bows, mini bows, baby bow, DIY kids crafts and more!
    $14.49
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    (5)
     
    [yith_wcwl_add_to_wishlist]
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.

4 thoughts on “How to make a extra LARGE bow for a BIG display

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Bow Making Tools Payment Process
    Bowdabra 100% Trusted Bow Maker Tools
    Our Promise
    to You
    USPS Shipping - Bowdabra Bow Maker Tools
    USPS Best Way
    Shipping
    Bowdabra Security - Best Bow Maker Tools & Bow Mega Kits
    Secure
    Information
    Wildcard SSL Certificates - Bowdabra DIY Tools
    Bowdabra Offer - Easy Hair Bows Making Tools