How to Make Small Ribbon Bows

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Small ribbon bows are insanely cute and can be used on any craft or gift. You can glue or tie them to anything. These small bows are fast and easy to make.

Small ribbon bows are an adorable addition to any project.
Small ribbon bows are an adorable addition to any project. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

Things You'll Need

  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
Wire ribbon can be used to create these bows.
Wire ribbon can be used to create these bows. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

Step 1: Choose the Ribbon

Choose a thin ribbon for these small bows.

The bows are tiny, so thin ribbon works best.
The bows are tiny, so thin ribbon works best. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

Step 2: Cut the Ribbon

Take your scissors and cut the ribbon about 6 inches or the width of your hand. You don’t need a lot of ribbon to make these and any excess can be cut off later.

Use sharp scissors to cut the ribbon.
Use sharp scissors to cut the ribbon. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

Step 3: Make the Loops

With your index fingers make a loop with your ribbon.

The loops will look like rabbit ears.
The loops will look like rabbit ears. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

Step 4: Cross the Loops

Cross the loops to form an X shape.

The loops will look like an X.
The loops will look like an X. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

Step 5: Tie the Knot and Adjust the Bow

Run one of the loops through the center of your X shape and pull each loop tight to form a knot. Adjust your ribbon and cut off any excess. Glue the bow to any craft or gift.

Glue or tie the bow to your project.
Glue or tie the bow to your project. (Image: Sara Budisantoso)

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