Tiny Bow

Use ordinary fork to make this unique and cute, decorative bow!
I am a girl, and sometimes I am really into girls stuff. When I need to wrap or decorate a gift, I often struggle to finish it the way it looks simple but effective at the same time. Until now, my favorite toppers were Tissue Paper Mini Pom Poms. As I was fed up with all those motley bags and ugly, plastic poms you can find anywhere, I started looking for another nice, handmade solution to my "deco-wrapo-trouble"

Tiny Bow made on a fork is simply awesome, not only because it is so small, but also for the variety of purposes it can be used for. Either it is a greeting card, or a gift or a cake topper. If you are crazy enough, stick it to your hair band to enamour every little girl you meet. Your imagination is the only limit here. Go to the nearest small-wares, buy all needed supplies (just few, colorful ribbons actually), and have fun creating tiny, small, big or bigger bows on your dinner fork. Don't forget to teach your children too!

Although it wasn't that easy with little Anya by my side (it took us almost 3 days to take pictures and make the video), I am glad that I have finally paved my way to preparing full tutorials for you. Hope you will like my work and my tips will help to gain the effect you wished for. Do try this at home!

I am waiting impatiently to read your comments and see some pictures of your versions of Tiny Bow!

What you need:


  • Scissors
  • Candle
  • Fork

Supplies / ingredients:

  • Chiffon ribbon (wide)
  • Satin ribbon (narrow)


First, take a fork – prongs should be facing upwards. Your ribbon has to be soft (it helps in forming the bow) and it shouldn’t be too wide, ‘cause it’s gonna be hard to tie it nicely.


Step 01

Braid the ribbon alternately between the prongs.


Step 02 - A

Now, repeat it four times.

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6 thoughts on “Tiny Bow

  1. Anonymous says:

    Lovely. I enjoyed a lot . It is very easy to make. You explain very nicely. Thanks for shareing !

  2. Anita Goodman says:

    I just have one question. The center ribbon that secures the bow is only shown and described as having been tied once. Don’t you tie a knot in it to keep it from coming apart? Thank you for the great tute.

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