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Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.

The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.

Thursday, 22 October 2009

I've been a long time making this!


So, it's a bow I hear you say! At least two or three years ago I bought a bow tying gismo from ebay that cost a pound or two. Two dowling rods and a piece of wood with different holes bored out.
For the life of me I couldn't work out the instructions until yesterday. I was looking on youtube at the 'bow easy' tutorial and then had a light bulb moment. With the help of the video and a couple of attempts I made this little bow and I'm chuffed to bits with it and saved a couple of pounds in not buying the bow easy.

3 comments:

Liberty :) said...

Very sweet! Well done! Was it Betty's Bowmaker that you have by any chance? They aren't the same as conventional bows are they i.e. they have a knot in! Lovely ribbon too :)

The Wife said...

Hi! Liberty, thank you for dropping by. I've just had a look on Ebay and the one I have is very similar to the 'bow and tassel maker' at about £2 pounds at the moment. I needed to see the video to actually do it though, not the sketched instructions.

Gemma said...

wow what a neat looking bow! I always struggle to get mine looking halfway decent! :) Xx