DIY Bow Making 101: Three Loop Picture Hanger Ribbon Bow
Looped Picture Hanger Ribbon Bow|
ribbon bow is for decoration only. You don't want to use it to actually hold
your pictures on the wall. Use a regular picture wire to support its weight
and attach this ribbon for a finished decorator look.
will determine the amount of ribbon yardage you need when you measure how much
streamer you want showing below your picture (or even between two or three
pictures in row). Adjust your loop size and tail length to be in proper proper
proportion to your picture(s).
Picture Bow Yardage
depends on length of tails Use 3 yds for a large bow.
1. Start with one long tail.
2. Make a loop to the left.
a loop (the same size) to the right.
one more loop (the same size) to the left.
5. Roll the ribbon over your
thumb to make a small center loop and twist the ribbon so the tail is right
side out. Your second tail should be the same length as your first. Adjust the
second tail length by adjusting your center loop size. Wire tightly through
6. Pull the third loop up to the
top to complete the bow. Cut tails to desired length in "V"s.
Ribbon Instruction: See next
lesson (The Puffy Bow)
See below for more on bow making.