Post # 1
I was asked to write a DIY for the bows on my card box, so here goes…
Start with two strips of satin ribbon – I used 1 1/2″ on my card box, but for the tutorial, I only had 3/4″ on hand…
Loop one piece of ribbons, so that the ends overlap about 1/4″, and center the overlap so that it forms two equal sides.
Sew a simple running stitch, leaving thread on either end so you can tie and gather…
repeat with the second piece of ribbon…
Criss-cross two pieces of ribbon and sew together – adorn with a button of your choosing 🙂
Post # 3
thank you!! I’ll have to give this a try, your card box came out great!
Post # 4
Thanks for this how-to! I Love love love your card box by the way. It looks so elegant.
Post # 5
They really are super easy, and obviously, with thicker ribbon, they create a really nice piece. I was thinking last night as I was writing this all up, that the thinner ribbon might be nice if you did three or four pieces of ribbon and made it more full and almost flower-like…alas, I don’t have a need for that in my wedding, so I need to stop thinking about it before I find a need and end up making a million of them 🙂
Post # 6
As beautiful as the bow turned out you would think it was really complicated. Even I could do this! Thanks.
Post # 7
Thank you for sharing this!
Post # 9
Thanks for the tutorial!! I wanted to add something to my box that wasn’t a flower, I’m going to make this with red ribbon (my colours are Red, Black and Gold accents).