When my daughter Morgan was about 6 months old, I decided that I needed a way to work from home. For some reason, my answer to that dilemma was a hair bow business. This seemed like a really good idea at the time and it lasted about a year. After too many sore fingers and 2am Dr. Pepper breaks, I decided it would be best to take an early retirement from the bow making business. Easy Burlap Bow Tutorial.
Fortunately, I got to work with a really great shop in town called And Sew On. Here are a few of my Aggie bows:
The nice thing about my hair bow venture was that my daughter has an unlimited, almost disposable, hair bow collection. Also, I can make a bow for any and every occasion. My Easy Burlap Bow Tutorial will allow you to make bows for wreaths and any other home decor with little effort!
Burlap Bow Tutorial Supplies
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Burlap Bow Tutorial – Instructions
1. First, cut 52 inches of your 3″ burlap ribbon. If you wanted it fluffier, add a few inches and if you want it flatter, subtract a few inches. I would consider the bow with the boxwood wreath a fluffier bow and the bow with the cotton wreath to be flatter:
Make a pencil mark at the halfway point of the ribbon to give you an idea where the center is.
Burlap Bow Tutorial
To make a bow for Christmas tree toppers and Christmas wreaths, use the same instructions above!
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