DIY Satin Ribbon Bow with a Fork

DIY Satin Ribbon Bow with a Fork

When we decorate a gift package or a greeting card, we often need to tie a satin ribbon bow. Sometimes the ribbon bow is so small that it’s not easy to make it by hand. Here is an easy and innovative way to tie a satin ribbon bow using a simple device: an ordinary table fork! Isn’t that cool? The size of the fork depends on the size of the bow. Now you don’t have excuse that you don’t know how to make a beautiful ribbon bow. Let’s try it!

Here are the materials and tools you may need:

  • Satin ribbon;
  • Fork;
  • Scissors.

Instructions:

1. Take a four-pronged fork with the prongs facing upwards. Hold the ribbon around the right side of the fork. For easy illustrations, we will label one end of the ribbon as A and the other part as B, as shown in the picture.

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2. Pass part B over part A at the front of the fork and between the center two prongs of the fork.

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3. Pull part B up.

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4.  Again pass part B between the center two prongs of the fork over the bow and pull it to the left of the fork.

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5. Pass part B through the knot and pull to the right of the fork.

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6. Pull both ends of the ribbon tight.

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7. Slip the ribbon bow from the fork.

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8. Trim both ends to your desired length.

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9. Now you can use it as ornament for gift packing and other craft projects. Happy crafting!Creative Ideas - DIY Satin Ribbon Bow with a Fork 9

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The following is a similar way to make a double ribbon bow.

DIY Double Ribbon Bow with a Fork

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