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Making Layered Bows See how to make a perfect pew bow How to make a Basic Bow 1.
A couple of the ladies at my Christmas Card class asked about tying bows so I promised a tutorial for them. I’m sure this will help all of us bow-challenged rubber stampers make fabulous bows on all of our projects! The first thing I want to say before I show you how to tie bows is that this tutorial is not my own! Everything here comes from the monthly magazine that Stampin’ Up puts out for demonstrators – Stampin’ Success.
These luminous fabric-covered ornaments are made without sewing a stitch, so they are the perfect project for kids old enough to work with pins. We covered the balls with satin, taffeta, and velvet and finished them with metallic-silver ribbons and twine. Tools and Materials Fabric balls template 2- and 3-inch Styrofoam balls Fabric Ribbons, rickrack, and or cord Straight pins and pearl-head pins Pearl beads, tassel balls and tassels Craft glue Sewing shears (for cutting fabric) and embroidery scissors (for cutting trimmings) How-To 1.
Ornaments with photos of your friends and family are a great way to decorate your Christmas tree. Tools and Materials Photographs Ornament templates ( template 1 , template 2 , template 3 , template 4 , template 5 ) Heavy-duty (80-pound) card stock Pencil Scissors or utility knife Hole punch White glue Glitter Wax paper Dresden embellishment Picture-Frame Ornaments How-To 1. Download and print ornament templates ( template 1 , template 2 , template 3 , template 4 , template 5 ).
Download our free folding pattern and turn ordinary paper into an extraordinary Christmas ornament . We chose ordinary sheet music for our motif, both for the theme and the visual interest. Instructions 1. Download, print, and cut out the pattern. (See link below.)
Petal Bow-Ornament The petal bow is similar to the medallion bow. For the petal bow, make 2 1/4-inch accordion folds in ribbon (ours is 5/8 inch wide and 45 inches long); end with the raw edges facing down. Pass needle and thread through bottom, about 1/4 inch from edge. Hold together, and pull taut; knot. Spread petals; tie silver twine around thread to hang. Figure-Eight Ornament This is made with 15-inch-long, 3/8-inch-wide satin ribbon.