How To Tie Bows

Beginner
Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Learn how you can take your gift giving to the next level by wrapping it with a luxe bow. Learn the step by step techniques on how to tie the perfect bow. 

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Step 1

Tie Knot

Tie a single knot around the box, leaving enough ribbon left over for tails to the bow.
Trace the template onto the paper of your choice

Step 2

Fold Ribbon

Fold a long piece of ribbon in stacked figure 8’s. You’ll want 5 loops or more on each side.
Cut out your liner along the lines that you traced

Step 3

Fan

Fan out and trim off excess ribbon
Trace the template onto the paper of your choice

Step 4

Twist Loops

Tie loops onto the box at the center.
Cut out your liner along the lines that you traced

Step 5

Touch Up

Twist and separate the loops, shaping them as you go.
Trace the template onto the paper of your choice

Step 6

Fluff

Fluff and balance the distribution of the loops.
Cut out your liner along the lines that you traced

Step 7

Trim

Trim and shape the tails​.

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