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Make-It-Yourself Project
for Halloween and Thanksgiving

Make a Floral Bow

Photo ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton

Follow these step-by-step instructions to make floral bows of all sizes. Note: Wide ribbon was used in these photos to clearly illustrate the technique.

Special thanks to Paula Fashempour, FTD Master Florist and Master Designer, The Little Green House Florist, 1-800-909-5352.

Materials Needed

Photo ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Photo ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Scrunch
Hold the ribbon between your thumb and forefinger. "Scrunch" the ribbon into your thumb with the forefinger of your other hand to make the ribbon start to bunch up in the center.

Photo ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

First Loop
Make the first loop and scrunch in the center.


Photo ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Twist
Twist the ribbon 180 degrees so the right side is facing you.


Photo ©1999-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide

Second Loop
Make another loop and scrunch the center so it looks gathered.
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Go on to finish the Floral Bow project. . .


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All photography ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton,
About's Interior Decorating Guide



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