Sometimes the little things are the hardest. Years ago, when I needed a tiny ribbon bow to decorate a package or an article of clothing, I struggled for hours trying to get it right. I must have wasted entire bolts of ribbon! Then I learned to do it the easy way.
Approximate time needed: Five minutes.
This little wee bow is delightful to adorn the front of a simple cami or little girl's T-shirt. Glue it onto a place card for your next holiday meal, or on the front of a handmade greeting card. You can even sew it onto a teddy bear's sweater or a doll's hat. Once you master the technique, you'll find yourself using it in lots of new ways.
By Patty Zion from PA
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By ShirleyE 11/22/2013
Yes - tying a bow that stays straight and has the ends pointing in the right direction has always been a problem for me - thanks for these instructions.
By Jenn (Guest Post)02/26/2009
Nice job with this bow! I just love making bows because they are so much fun and so easy to do! I learned how to make my bows at http://www.LearnHowToMakeBows.com
By brittany (Guest Post)10/07/2008
Thank you! I needed a simple technique for bow ties, I'm going to use them in multiple decor projects in my 100% DIY wedding :-) These are just perfect!
By janette (Guest Post)05/31/2008
Thank you for the good instructions for making the simplest bow. It was easy to follow. Thank you.
By Harmonie (Guest Post)01/12/2008
I learned how to make bows from www.sweetbabybowtique.com They show how to make SO MANY different kinds....really fun!
By Holly (Guest Post)04/15/2007
I have been doing this for years with my kindergarten class.
By Dianne (Guest Post)04/11/2007
Thank you for these instructions. I never would have thought of this method but it works perfectly.
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