The Twisted Boutique Bow is one of the most popular bow techniques! Check out our tutorial for an easy way to make this bow, especially for beginners! And learn how to make a removable flower as a bonus!
Hello! I am Amy from Amy Giggles Designs!
I am excited to be here sharing my Twisted Boutique Bow Tutorial with Removable Flower with you!
Grosgrain Ribbon– 1 1/2″, 5/8″, and 3/8″ widths in the same color
White Felt or Pre-Cut Felt Circles
Needle and Thread
Twisted Boutique Bow Tutorial with Removable Flower
Step 1: Cut the 1 1/2″ width ribbon 30″ long with diagonal edges. Cut the 5/8″ width ribbon 4 3/4″ long with a straight edge. Cut the 3/8″ ribbon 4 1/2″ long with a straight edge.
Step 2: Seal edges with your woodburner tool or preferred method.
Step 3: Using the 1 1/2″ ribbon, fold it to create a double loop. Put your straight pin in the center.
Step 4: Pull out the ribbon to create an “X” shape.
Step 5: Keep this shape and crisscross more at the top and bottom.
Step 6: With your needle and thread, sew up the center of the bow. Pull the thread tight, cinching at the center. Wrap the thread around the bow three times and knot it on the back side of the bow.
Step 7: Using Stiffen Stuff, spray your bow. I love this product, because my bows will keep their shape and will not have to be “fluffed up” in the future! This will have to dry for about an hour.
Step 8: In the mean time, cut a circle out of your felt, about 1″ in diameter. Or use one of The Ribbon Retreat’s pre-cut felt circles.
Step 9: Put hot glue on the felt and attach it to one metal clip. Do so by opening the clip and keep the glue side up. Attach the flower to the felt circle, with the clip in between.
Step 10: With your second metal clip, glue the 3/8″ width ribbon around it.
Step 11: Attach bow to this clip with hot glue in the center.
Step 12: Tie a knot in the center of the 5/8″ width ribbon.
Step 13: Attach by gluing one end of the knotted ribbon to the clip with the bow. Wrap it around the bow and glue the other end to the clip.
Step 14: Clip the flower onto the bow in the center. I find it easiest to bend the bottom of the clip so that it will fit around the knot.
Step 15: Attach the bow onto the headband!
Now you have a headband, a bow, and a flower clip to be worn together or individually! Below is the full headband and it is adorable on!
I have enjoyed writing for the Ribbon Retreat, thank you!
Thank you so much Amy!
This is such an awesome post! Amy gives you a ton of tutorials all in one, especially the most sought after Twisted Boutique Bow Tutorial. You will love how easy this bow can be with this technique.
Check out Amy’s blog Amy Giggles Designs and check out all the fun she has to offer.
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