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How to Tie a Perfect Bow

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How to tie a gift bow tutorial

A good skill to have in your crafty repertoire is how to tie the perfect bow with ribbon. I do have a little trick that will help you create a straight, pretty bow every time. Give it a try and see if this works for you:

How to tie a bow

Lia

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Lia is a daily crafter, maker, designer and DIYer. Find more of her creative inspiration at liagriffith.com.


  1. Thank you so much for the great bow-wrapping tutorial. :)

  2. Thanks for the tutorial! I literally sat staring at your pictures. I keep looking and trying and tying. Thanks again! BTW, found you through Simple Home Life.

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  3. It works!!

  4. Love it! I was surprised how well it works!!! Thank you for posting!

  5. Hey there! Love the tutorial! Can I ask what font you used for “How to tie a perfect bow”? I love it and I’m having a hard time finding it. Thanks so much!

  6. This is just one of those things I cannot retain for some reason. I learn how to do it and then I forget over and over! Thank you for the visual tutorial. Have it saved to a pinboard and now I will never be left not knowing how to tie a pretty bow :-)

  7. I hate to say this, but you lost me when you said “Make a loop and pull through”.

    After I pull the top ribbon DOWN, to the left, do I bring the loop (on the right) BACK to its original “left” side? Ah nuts……Everyone got it but me and I’m still trying to figure out HOW I make the loop with the ribbon……neve rmind. I’m losing it.

  8. Thanks so much for the tutorial, it really does create a perfect straight bow. Now I will have to try till I can do it without looking to make bows like this at the back of my dress!

  9. I always had problems to fold a perfect bow. Maybe this tutorial will help me the next time I have to master the task. Thank you!

  10. This may sound silly, but I recently found out I’ve been tying bows wrong my entire life, and I’m 40! I’m right-handed, but was taught to tie my shoes but my left-handed Mother. Whenever I tie a bow, it turns out upside down! You have no idea how thankful I am for this tutorial. :)

  11. hi thanks it is very perfect.
    from IRAN

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