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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Perfect little bows

Fellow demo marie littleton show us how to create perfect little bows, using a punch!!! Check it out!

Double Rectangle Punch
OK how many of you have looked at this weird punch and thought what the..... is that for. well I'm about to show you this punch is actually one of my favorites and at only $13.50 what a bargain! and once you see what it does you'll want one to so here we go
Have you ever wondered how people get perfect bows like these.....

and perfect knots like these...

Step one: Once double rectangle has been punched take a long peice of ribbon and thread it through to the back as showen in image below.

Step Two: Thread ribbon through other slot to look like this. Both right and reverse side shown.

Step Three: On reverse side cross ribbon over ready to thread back through slots.

Step Four: Thread Ribbon back through slots as shown in below. Both reverse and right side shown. Stop here and cut off excess ribbon if you are just wanting a knot or continue on to complete a bow.

Step Five: Now on right side thread ribbon back through the slot it just came out of, so don't cross over as in previous steps and don't pull tight leave 2 loops as shown in image below.

Step Six: On reverse side cross over and thread through slots as shown.

Step Seven: Turn over and adjust till bows are even then trim excess congratulations you can know make perfect knots and bows!!!!!


Violet and Thomas said...

I have this punch but never really knew what to do with it. Thanks for the demo!!!!

~HappyScrappinMama~ said...

I have this punch and will definately be giving this a try. Thanks so much for sharing!