Monday, 6 July 2015

Paper Bow Tutorial

What you need to create these bows. 
1.A piece of paper at 1" x 7 1/8" 
2.Envelope Punch Board
4.Piece of scrap to wrap in the middle ( you can have this as thick or as thin as you like)
5.Bone Folder

                What you need                    
Step 1. Line you paper at 1 1/2" on your board and punch 
Step 2. Line your paper at 3 1/2" and punch 
Step 3. Flip your paper so you are still working on the same side and punch at 1 1/2"
Repeat step 1
Repeat Step 2
                               Repeat Step 3
Once you have punched both sides of the paper. You should have something that looks like this.
Line the 1 inch side one at a time ( center it) and punch
                    Once punched you should have a edge that looks like this.                 
Once both edges are punched it should look like this.
These are the items you need to complete your bow.
In this step take your bone folder and curve the insides
Fold the Flaps back
Put glue on the back side in the middle 
Press the flaps into middle where the glue is
Once glued at the back your bow should look like this
Finally just wrap your scrap piece in the middle and glue it secure.

I hope you found this tutorial helpful.Please leave me a comment letting me know if you would like to see more of these types of tutorials. 


  1. Great tutorial.
    Keep em coming please.

  2. Thank you for this tutorial! I would really love to see more like this.

    1. Thanks for your feedback. Much appreciated.

  3. Lovely! Thanks for sharing :)
    ~ iliana

  4. awesome - thanks so much for sharing - would love to see more!

    1. Glad you liked it. I will be sure to post more tutorials.