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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

Use the Bowdabra to make a red, white, & blue bow for your 4th of July wreath. Follow our step-by-step tutorial How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreathbelow to learn how to make a large loopy bow perfect for a wreath or outdoor decoration.

 

Materials Needed:

 

Instructions:

1. Begin by gathering all the supplies you will need to make the bow.

How to Make a Bow for 4th of July Wreath

How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

2. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire. Fold the wire in half and place it into the Bowdabra.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

3. Cut ribbon and dovetail the ends for the bow’s tails.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

4. Fold twist the ribbon to create your first loop.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

5. Continue to fold and twist the ribbon to create additional loops.

How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

6. Create loops with wire mesh ribbon.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

7. Continue to make several loops.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

8. Scrunch tulle down into the Bowdabra.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

9. Scrunch all the ribbon down with the Bowdabra Bow Wand.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

10. Thread the two tail ends of the wire through the loop. Pull the wire tightly. Remove the bow and knot the wire along the back. Leave the remaining wire to tie the bow onto the wreath.

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How to Make a Bow for a 4th of July Wreath

 

11. Display your 4th of July Bow on your holiday wreath or decoration.

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