Hey, you must have learned how to tie your shoelaces as a child and haven’t looked back. Making a bow, particularly with a ribbon, is a different story. And so we are here with this tutorial on how to make origami paper bows. You can use these as topping on gifts.
So this year, instead of using standard ribbons, make these charming paper bows. They’re so simple that you may change each bow’s size, design, and texture to make the ideal gift topping. These lovely handcrafted bows are so easy to make that you won’t believe how quick and easy they are to make. We’ll show you how to construct paper bows using just a square sheet.
Keep reading this blog and know all the steps.
You’ll need these supplies to make paper origami bows.
Step 1: Take a square sheet. First, fold it in a triangular shape from both sides. Then, fold it in a rectangular shape. Now open the sheet once you have the creases.
Step 2: Now, fold the sheet in a diamond shape. Fold the tip from the top.
Fold the top
Step 3: Open the whole sheet again. Now focus on the middle part and fold the sheet into a diamond shape again.
Focus on middle
Step 4: Fold the tip from the top once you’re done.
Step 5: Fold both sides as shown in the image.
Fold both sides
Step 6: Once you’re done, open the sheet. You’ll have something like this in your hand.
Step 7: Your sheet will look something like this from behind. Now remove the right-left sides. Make sure you’re not cutting the middle part.
Remove excess part
Step 8: Now fold both sides in a triangle.
Fold in triangle
Step 9: Join both the ends in the middle with the help of glue. Well, your bow is almost ready.
Step 10: Now, use scissors and cut the base into two parts so it will look like ribbons.
Fold the base
Step 11: And here you have it: Your origami bow.
- Make nice creases: You should make smooth creases to make your art piece look beautiful and the same.
Whoa! It’s pretty, right? Imagine you can make these beautiful bows yourself for gift wrapping.
Well, I hope this post on how to make origami paper bows would have helped you in some way.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in science projects and experiments. Saquib’s work focuses on integrating scientific concepts with practical applications, making complex ideas accessible and exciting for learners of all ages. In addition to his practical work, Saquib has authored several articles, research papers, and educational materials.