Introduction: Hands Free Tool + Template -- How to Make Pinwheel Bows

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This tutorial shows how to make a pinwheel bow using template and hands free tool.

What we need: 7/8" grosgrain ribbon, at least 16 inch long; hands free tool; card board template as shown in images; 1/4" or 3/8" grosgrain ribbon to tie the bow center.

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1. Wrap the ribbon on template. Use hands free tool to secure the ribbon.

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2. thread narrow ribbon to tie the bow center. I used 3/8" grosgrain ribbon. In this case, even the rainbow yarn used in another hands free tool tutorial might break.

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3. Back view.

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4. Tie a single knot.

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5. remove the bow from the template. Pull ribbon hard to tighten the knot. Then tie knot again.

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6. Top view.

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7. Cut and seal ribbon ends.

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8. Attach the bow on clips with the 3/8" grosgrain ribbon on back. See How To Make Boutique Hair Bow--2--Creasing & Attaching Clip.

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ajayne04 (author)2014-05-13

where can you buy the hands free tool at?

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