How to make a Puffy Bow
great gift wrap bow or finishing touch to a corsage is the puffy bow. It is
made by wrapping ribbon around your fingers. This gives you loops that are
uniform in size. Start with five or six "wraps". To make your bow
larger spread your fingers. To make it fuller add more loops.
The Puffy Bow
1. After completing the wraps of
ribbon, fold the loops in half.
2. Cut a "V" into each
side making sure you do not cut all the way through the center.
3. Tie the bow with a
coordinating narrow ribbon in the center. You can also use a fine bow tying
wire to hold the center.
the loops one by one to the right and left from the inside out. Twist each
loop towards you as you pull it from the center. Do one side at a time.
5. Trim the short ends at an
Ribbon Instruction: See next
lesson (How to make a Basic Faux Bow)
See below for more on bow making.