1. Glue the
tacks and nails as shown with heavy duty glue. The
nails are about 3/4" apart. The nails do not need to
be the same length, as you can see from this sample.
2. Center the first
piece of 1/16" ribbon and poke onto tacks as shown.
This piece will tie around the middle of the bow to
hold it secure. You can make this piece any length
3. Next take the end
of your ribbon spool and poke onto the left tack as
4. Take the ribbon and
create a figure "8" pattern on the two nails. Three
loops per side is the size this tutorial uses.
5. When you are
done making figure "8s", secure the tail end of the
ribbon by poking it on the right side's tack.
6. Next, slip
the first ribbon from it's tacks, and tie a tight
knot at the center point of the bow. The bow is now
complete and you can remove it from the other two
tacks. Slide the bow from the nail shafts.
Finished bow that has been glued to the top of a