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Create DIY Classic Style Wreath & Bows – Bowdabra Tutorial

Are you a DIY beginner and want to learn how to create DIY classic-style wreaths & bows? We’re showing you the process in a few simple steps! You can use any style of ribbon you like; it does not have to be a wired ribbon either. Mix and match patterns and colors to add to everyday crafts, or get festive with seasonal ribbon. Today Bowdabra is sharing some amazing DIY bows techniques using bow-making tools. Watch this Facebook Live as Nick from Nick’s Seasonal Décor teaches how to make gorgeous DIY classic style wreaths & bows. Follow the step-by-step instructions and craft these easy DIY bows & wreaths now!

DIY Classic Style Funky Bow (Starts at 1:36)

Materials Required:

 

DIY Funky Bow

DIY Funky Bow

 

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He cuts off a bunch of tails (5) about 24” – 30” long from the ribbon roll.
  3. Next, he takes those pieces of ribbons, creates 3 ½” – 4” loops one by one, and places them on the Bowdabra.
  4. He pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

 

DIY Classic Style Bow Wreath (Starts at 9:05)

Materials required:

 

DIY Classic Style Bow Wreath

DIY Classic Style Bow Wreath

 

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. After cutting off the long tails from the red velvet ribbon roll, he places them right into the Bowdabra.
  3. He places the ribbon in, leaves an overhang, flips the Bowdabra, and creates 12 loops.
  4. He secures the bow with several wire knots in the back and finishes off by fluffing the loops and curling up the tails.
  5. In the end, he sticks the bow securely to the wreath and adds a bunch of red/black berry picks with hot glue.

 

DIY Mini Bow (Starts At 18:30)

Materials Required:

 

DIY Ribbon Bow

DIY Mini Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He cuts off a bunch of tails (6 long tails, 3 smaller tails) from the purple ribbon roll.
  3. Next, he takes those pieces of ribbons, places all the 6 long tails on the Bowdabra, and keeps the 3 smaller pieces on the top.
  4. He pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

 

DIY Dupioni Ribbon Bow (Starts At 23:55)

Materials Required:

  • 100-Yard Bowdabra Bow Wire
  • Large Bowdabra
  • Sky-Blue Dupioni Silk Ribbon Roll

 

DIY Dupioni Ribbon Bow

DIY Dupioni Ribbon Bow

Process:

  1. Nick folds the bow wire in half and tucks it underneath the Bowdabra.
  2. He cuts off a bunch of long and short tails about 12”- 14” (total 9) from the dupioni ribbon roll.
  3. Next, he takes those pieces of ribbons, places all the long tails on the Bowdabra, and keeps the smaller pieces on the top to create a flower design.
  4. He pulls the bow wire from one end to the other and ties the bow.
  5. He finishes off by fluffing the loops and cutting the dovetail pattern on the tail ends.

 

DIY Classic Style Wreath & Bows – Bowdabra Tutorial

DIY Classic Style Wreath & Bows – Bowdabra Tutorial

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