your gifts, hair and clothes with this impressive range of
fifty different bows and rosettes. All you need is some ribbon
and a few other things and you can get tying, stitching and
This book starts with a short piece on different types of
ribbons and their properties, so you know what variety is
suitable for which style and why. You don’t need a lot
of equipment to make up the designs in this book and many
designs are suitable for using up leftovers from other projects.
There is a section on core techniques before you start, so
you can learn about cutting, attaching hair clips, sealing
and other things.
the project picker with photos showing all the designs. They
are so beautiful it is hard to decide which to make first
and that makes it is easy and fast to select what you need.
The projects themselves are grouped into chapters whether
they are for wearing, attaching to gifts or floral in nature
and finally there is a short chapter on projects, some with
instructions and others just a gallery. Each project has a
photo of the finished piece, instructions with captions and
drawn diagrams plus what you need. There are hair decorations,
corsages, jewelry, decorations for Christmas, adornments for
packages, flowers made from ribbon and more. Nothing is terribly
difficult to master, and many take almost no time at all but
it is surprising how much better even a simple bow looks when
you have followed instructions from an expert. A lovely book
on an unusual subject.
If you cannot find a good range of ribbons and other bow
making materials locally try www.searchpress.com
for a list of suppliers.