Gifts are perfect opportunities to hone my bow making skills!
I’ve been making a lot of the basic bows and I have it down pat!
I can even do it without instructions.
Since I’ve mastered the beginning bow, I wanted to try a new one. I LOVE how the Twisted Boutique looks so I had to try it out.
My first attempt failed horribly. I’ve never started over on a bow
(not saying that I never needed to…) but I absolutely had to with this one.
Here is my second and third attempt:
What do you think? Did I pass for my
first second bow?
I learned that making a bow is much easier with a thicker ribbon width, like 5/8″ or 7/8″. This size was a little tricky, so I am going to try those bigger widths soon. I also learned that I don’t have to tie the knot for the middle as tight as I can. Who knew! I wondered how everyone got such cute knots!
I thought it was so cute, I decided to keep it for who knows when, and I made these cute bows instead. This was the first time I glued ribbon together like this.
This week has been crazy, so I apologize for not having posted much. But I have been working on stuff. Here is a little preview: