St. Patrick’s Day Half Bow

St. Patrick's Day Half Bow - {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

I got a comment from Becky asking about St. Patrick’s Day half bows.

So I came up with this!

Becky, I hope this is what you were looking for! If not, let me know. :)

The bow turned out super cute either way, but I would be more than happy to make another bow for you.

I used ribbon from the Luck of the Irish Seasonal Ribbon Mix.

I used Emerald Solid Grosgrain Ribbon in 1 1/2″ to make a Pinwheel Technique bow (click the link for instructions).

Then I used Luck of the Irish St. Patrick’s Day Ribbon in 7/8″ to make half of a Pinwheel bow. Instead of 4 loops, I only used two.

I topped off the bow using Apple Solid Grosgrain Ribbon in 3/8″ to make an Inside Out Technique bow.

I put all the layers together by threading my needle through all layers and then tightening the thread and taking a few stitches to the back.

I lined my clip using the Lime Striped Ribbon from the Luck of the Irish Ribbon Mix.

Then I finished off the bow with a knotted center using White Solid Grosgrain in 3/8″.

St. Patrick's Day Half Bow - {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

I turned out so cute, I love it!

I have tons more St. Patrick’s Day bows to share with you, so watch for them. :)

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4 Comments

  1. becky
    Posted February 22, 2011 at 6:50 am | Permalink

    Sorry for the 1st comment my kids got a hold of my phone. That is really cute, not really sure what you mean about a half bow I just wanted a few cute ideas for st pat’s day. Do you have any smaller st pat’s bows using those same ribbons?thank you again!!

  2. Posted February 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm | Permalink

    Are you going to be getting this set back in before ST. Patty’s Day? Oh, I hope so, it is so cute!

    • Shirley
      Posted February 23, 2011 at 9:16 am | Permalink

      It should be back up today on the website! be sure to grab some! :)

  3. Brittany
    Posted February 22, 2011 at 4:11 pm | Permalink

    So cute! I saw one where they made a clover out of ribbon. It looked so fun! I’ve been crocheting little green clovers for a garland but I may save some out to add to a bow.

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