tailored bow is made by gradually decreasing the size of the loops stacked on
top of each other. If you work with double sided ribbon you can make the bow
with one piece of ribbon. With a single sided ribbon, the bow is made of
using Double Sided Ribbon
1. Fold ribbon decreasing loop
size on each layer.
2. Staple all the layers
a length of ribbon behind loops for two tails and staple underneath
a length of ribbon around center of bow and glue ends together.
Samples of a tailored bow on a
wedding album and a flower girl basket
using Single Sided ribbon
1. Cut three lengths of ribbon.
Make a circle with each length overlapping the ends 1"
2. Stack the loops as shown and
staple all them together
3. Wrap a length of ribbon
around the center of the bow, overlap the ends and glue them together.
4. Optional tail: Glue pointed
tails to back of center loop.