This pretty little basic bow is one every crafter should be able to make. After you learn this you will be adding this bow to everything you make, it is seriously the easiest bow you will ever make.
I am sorry that my glue gun is so dirty in these pictures. I had just finished a moss project and had not cleaned my glue gun. If any of you know how to get the moss off of a glue gun let me know.
Hot Glue Gun and a Glue Stick
Let’s Get Started on our Pretty Little Basic Bow
The first thing you need to do is to decide how big you want the bow to be. I usually just make a loop and eyeball if it is big enough. Do the same for the other side, then cut the ribbon.
Take your Hot Glue Gun and glue the sides together in the center of the bow.
Decide how long you want the tail to be, and cut a length of ribbon for the tail.
Next put the bow piece on top of the tail piece.
Flip the whole thing over so the bow is on the bottom. Then put the cable tie around both pieces.
Now pull it tight.
Cut a piece of ribbon long enough to wrap around the center cable tie, then fold in the sides and hot glue them down.
Take the piece you just made, and glue the edges to the back of the bow around the tie.
Make a dovetail cut on the bows tails.
Turn it over, open the loops and there you will have your pretty little easy basic bow.
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