Thursday, 8 November 2007

Paper Bow Tutorial

The perfect Bow to create in minutes to co-ordinate with Wrapping or Gift Bags, you will never want to buy another Bow once you have tried these.

6" x 12" Double Sided Designer Series Paper (Holiday Thyme)
Paper Cutter
Pop Up Glue Dots
1/16" Circle Punch or Paper Piercer & Mat Pack

Step By Step Tutorial
Step 1. Cut 8 Strips of 1" x 6", 4 strips of 1" x 5" and 1 strip of 1" x 4".
It is important that you cut the 1" x 4" strip before cutting the 1" x 5" strips.
Lay out strips as in photo as each set of 4 will be joined as one.

Step 2. Apply Snail Adhesive on one end of each strip.

Step 3. Twist and secure all the strips as shown.

Step 4. Punch or pierce a hole at the bottom of each "petal"

Step 5. Use a brad to secure the "petals" together.

Step 6. Place a Pop Up Glue Dot on the each brad & layer -alternating the patterns.
The third layer is the 4 X 5" strips & the centre is 1 x4" strip it is rolled & glued last on top.



Jen said...

Very clever!

Nico said...

Wow! The bows are so cute, great idea :)

Liam said...

Fantastic. Just tried it. Loved it.

Anonymous said...

Works great, I made them huge by using full papers! This is an amazing technique!