Quick Answer: How To Make A Big Red Velvet Christmas Bow For A Wreath?

How do you make a simple bow?

How to make a simple single loop bow

  1. Start by cutting a long piece of ribbon.
  2. Make a loop, like shown.
  3. Bring the middle of the loop down to where the ribbons cross, and cinch it with your fingers.
  4. Secure with string or wire.
  5. Cut a small piece of ribbon for the “knot”.
  6. Glue knot in place and secure ends on the back.

How much ribbon do you need to make a bow for a wreath?

How much ribbon is needed for a wreath bow? An average-sized bow uses about 3 yards of ribbon.

How do you make a large bow for a wreath?


  1. Make the center of your bow by creating a small loop.
  2. Keep your thumb inside the loop, holding down the end of your ribbon as you make the rest of the bow.
  3. From that center loop, create a bigger loop on each side, going back and forth while holding the center.**
  4. Make 4 loops on each side of equal size.

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