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How To Make an Elegant Fall Wedding Bow

This fall wedding bow with its streamer-like tails will add a touch of rustic elegance to your special celebration. It can be used as a pew bow, or enhance table and chairs at a reception.How to Make Elegant Fall Wedding Bows

Supplies to Make a Fall Wedding BowDIY Wedding Décor Tips

  • Bowdabra Bow Making and Design Tool
  • 24″ length of Bowdabra bow wire
  • One 3″x 24″ length of burlap
  • One 3″ x 48″ length of burlap
  • One 1″ x 36″ length of grosgrain ribbon
  • One 1″ x 60″ length of grosgrain ribbon
  • One 8½” x 24″ length of white tulle

Instructions to Make a Fall Wedding Bow

  1. Cut dovetails on 48″ length of burlap and 36″ length of grosgrain ribbon. Fold ribbon in half lengthwise and cut a diagonal line from the folded edge to the end of the open edge. Quickly pass the cut ends through a flame to seal them, and prevent fraying.how to make adorable & gorgeous fall wedding bow
  2. Fold Bowdabra bow wire in half and place in the Bowdabra. You can tuck the ends under the bow maker to keep them out of the way.Bowdabra bow maker tool
  3. Place the 48″ length of burlap in the Bowdabra with 24″ extending on each side.Bow maker tool
  4. Place the 36″ length of grosgrain in the Bowdabra with 18″ extending on each side.bow making ideas
  5. Overlap the ends of the 24″ length of burlap, forming a circle. Place both ends in the Bowdabra.bow making tutorials
  6. Press the center of the circle opposite the two ends into the Bowdabra, forming two loops.How to make a bow
  7. Scrunch the tulle into the Bowdabra.easy making wedding decor bows
  8. Make a loop bow with the remaining 60″ length of grosgrain ribbon.Create easy making wedding decor bows
  9. Compress the ribbon in the Bowdabra with the Bowdabra wand.easy making wedding decor DIY bows
  10. With the ribbon still in place in the Bowdabra, pass the ends of the bow wire through the loop, and tighten.wedding decor bows for table centerpiece
  11. Bring the wire ends to top of the bow, and tie securely.
  12. Wrap one wire end around a skewer, pencil, or knitting needle to form a coil. Gently remove the skewer. Repeat with the remaining wire end. (Alternatively, the wire ends can be moved the the back of the bow and used for hanging the bow.)fall wedding ideas
  13. Fluff the bow and make final adjustments to the ribbons.how to make adorable & gorgeous fall wedding bow

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