How to Tie a Fabric Bow on Mason Jar
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How to Tie a Fabric Bow on Mason Jar

How to Tie a Fabric Bow on Mason Jar
How to Tie a Fabric Bow on Mason Jar
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Add a pretty accent to your mason jar gifts and craft projects with a simple bow. Learn how to tie a fabric bow on a mason jar from Linda Peterson in just a few simple steps. You only need three supplies for this project - it doesn't get more simple than that.

Grab a 36" piece of ribbon or fabric and tie it around the neck of the jar. With just a few simple loops, you'll have a fabric bow that looks store-bought. You can use fabric scraps from old clothes or even a skinny scarf. Add a bow to a vase or upcycled mason jar to create a sunny, vibrant look. This tutorial shows that you can easily change the look of your space without spending a lot.

How to Tie a Fabric Bow on Mason Jar

Materials

  • Mason jar
  • Fabric or fabric ribbon – 36″
  • Scissors

Instructions

Create no sew fabric crafts like a No Twist Fabric Bow from Linda Peterson for next to nothing. There's no need to hit your local fabric store - you can use scraps you already have for this simple technique. Add a bow to plain jars, vases and more for a whimsical touch.

  1. You will need approximately 36” of fabric or ribbon depending on the size bow you want.Wrap fabric around neck of jar and loop ends, just as you would to tie your shoelaces. Adjust the fabric so that the right side is facing you. You should have a short tail on the left side and a slightly longer tail on the right.

  2. Create a loop on the left by folding the fabric behind and holding it with your thumb and forefinger. (Don’t twist or fold over the top as this will cause your bow to twist and not lay flat when it’s finished.)

  3. Create a loop on the right side by taking the right tail under the left loop, up towards the top and through the hole you created by your thumb and forefinger. Pull loop through.

  4. Adjust the knot and the loop, by pulling and arranging the fabric until the bow formed , looks nice and is flat. Also make the bow loops the appropriate size for the jar or vase you are using.

  5. Cut the tails to the desired size.Insert your flowers and enjoy your garden indoors!

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