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## How many yards of ribbon do I need for a large bow?

Tip of the Day: How much ribbon does it take to make a bow?

Ribbon Size | 1 1/2″ wide | 2 1/2″ wide |
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Yardage | 6 yards | 6 yards |

Diameter of Bow | 12″ with 8 loops | 12″ with 14 loops |

Extra Set of Tails | 2 yards for every set | 2 yards for every set |

## How do you make a bow out of ribbon for a flower vase?

Tie the ribbon around the neck of the vase and make a simple bow. If you have 2 ribbons cut, line them up together so that the thinner ribbon is stacked on top of the thicker ribbon. Loop them around the vase together and tie them in a bow as if they were a single ribbon.

## How much ribbon do I need for a 10 foot tree?

The amount of ribbon depends on the tree’s width and your technique. Start with 3 yards of ribbon per foot of tree. This means you need around 22.5 yards of ribbon for a standard 7.5- foot Christmas tree. HOW MUCH RIBBON OR GARLAND DO I NEED?

Tree Height | Ribbon Length |
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7.5 feet | 22.5 yards |

9- 10 feet | 27 – 30 yards |

## How many feet do you need for a bow?

For an average sized bow, cut a piece of ribbon 3 yards (2.7 meters) long. Measure 1 foot (0.3 meters) of ribbon and pinch the ribbon together widthwise at that point. This will be the tail of the bow.

## How many inches do you need for a bow?

Fifteen to 20 inches of ribbon will make a nice-size, simple bow.