Many years ago, I paid good money to learn how to make these bows.  At some points in my life, I was paid good money to make these bows.  Now I will share how to make them and some of the secrets that make it work great.

Step 1:

Supplies:  Ribbon, the wider it is the bigger the bow.  (Wired ribbon works the best, soft ribbon will not stay where you put it.)
                 Florist wire
                 scissors (do not cut wired ribbon with fabric scissors, it will put nicks in them and then they won't cut fabric very well.)
                 wire cutters (to cut the wire)

<p>My door swag just needed a bow to make it complete. Thanks for the instructions!</p>
<p>Very nice!! I should try a door swag.</p>
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
<p>Thank you!</p><p>I have been trying to make this type of bow for years with no luck. Thank you for sharing.</p>
You are welcome! Have a great day!
<p>I used your tutorial to make a bow for a door wreath I was working on. It turned out beautifully! Thank you so much!</p>
It is beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
<p>This looks much easier than I thought it was going to be. They will look great on the wreaths I want to make for Christmas presents. I'm just wondering about how many yards of ribbon will you need to make the entire bow? At the beginning you say cut 3 yards. Is that 3 yards for the whole bow? Thank you</p>
The bow I made in the Instructable uses 3 yards, total. If you want it to be fuller (more loops), add another yard or too. Thanks for asking.
<p>Excellent directions. Made a bow for the top of my Christmas tree!!</p>
Beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing.
<p>Thank you so much! We are getting ready for Advent in my parish. Your instructable was very clear and adaptable for the style of bow I wanted to make I just used less layers. Your way is much easier than the old way I was doing it, and the results are much nicer. Thanks again!</p>
I've never been able to make these bows, and I've read tons of tutorials. You explained this subject so well- thanks!
Lovely!!!! Grandson says &quot;pretty and cool, love the blue spots&quot; He is 5 and has good taste. You are welcome.
<p>i'm going to link your instructable to mine. My bow making needs alot of work but I think it was fair for a first try.</p>
<p>Thanks for the info. Have a great day!</p>
thanx u were a big help i was in a lose coz i codnt get a nice bow <br>so thanx a banch
You are welcome!
Perfect!<br><br>Thank you so much!<br>
It looks great! Glad you liked it!

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