Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Embellished Bows

Embellished Bows


  • Wide Ribbon (approximately 10-12" in length)
  • A Button
  • Embroidery Floss (approximately 5" in length)
  • Scissors
  • Mini Glue Dots


  1. Step 1

    Thread both ends of the embroidery floss through the back of the button, leaving a large loop behind the button.
  2. Step 2

    Fold about 1/3 of the ribbon backward.
  3. Step 3

    Repeat previous step on the opposite end of the ribbon.
  4. Step 4

    Holding the ribbon in the center, place the ribbon through the threaded button.
  5. Step 5

    Tie the button to the ribbon making sure to pull it extremely tight and centering the button before tying the knot.

    Be sure to make any adjustments to the bow before tying the knot tight.
  6. Step 6

    Snip the ends of your ribbon. Add a different look to the bow by trimming the ends in a V shape

    Add the bow to your project with a mini glue dot.
  7. Step 7

    Completed card featuring an embellished bow.

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