Friday, March 11, 2011

Its Been a While & Korker Tutorial

I've gone almost a  whole week with out blogging!
[not by choice might I say]
My husband has a job that requires A LOT
of computer time

So when I get home from work
He needs the computer


and it's not like I can say
‘Well my blogging is so much more important”
Because it’s really not!
But Still! I miss looking at everything that is going on with
you bloggers!!

So lets start on this super cute tutorial!

Do you remember those cute korker bows that
You use to wear when you were little?

They are so stinkin’ easy to make!


Supplies:
3/8 inch ribbon
1/4 inch Wooden dowels
an oven
Clothes pins
Elastic or string

First you want to preheat your oven to 275


Next take your ribbon and wrap it around the dowel.
{make sure you have your clothes pins ready]
Attach your clothes pins to the dowels so the ribbon doesn’t fall off

Repeat this step how ever many times depending on how many dowels you have or want.


When you are done attaching your ribbon you will put the dowels on a baking sheet
Make sure the ribbon doesn’t touch


These will be in the over for 25 minutes.
{All ovens vary so you may need to make adjustments}
After 25 minutes take them out and let them cool.


Carefully take the ribbon off the dowel.
If you are not careful the ribbon will loose its curl


Then you are going to cut your korkers to the length you want. 

I cut mine at 2.5 inches




Next pile them up and tie an elastic or string around the center part. 


Make sure the elastic or string is tight. 




Clip the excess string or elastic.





Lastly attach a hair clip to the bottom and you are DONE!!


6 comments:

Ellie said...

Ok...these bows made it to my to-do list for next week. So cute and simple. Love your stuff. Makes me which I knew how to crochet. Thanks for stopping by this morning and entering the giveaway.
Ellie
http://homestitched.blogspot.com

Courtney J. said...

Oh my goodness you are so creative! I'm not sure I'd ever have the time to make these, but I am SUPER impressed!

Stopping by from FTLOB and I can't wait to check out the rest of your site!

Madeline said...

Hi dropping by from ftlob. Wow very nice blog you've got here, very creative :))

Nicole Hunter said...

I had no idea how easy these were to make! Thanks so much for sharing! Yours turned out adorable!!

gail@myrepurposedlife.net said...

I'm with Nicole, I had no idea!
thanks for sharing,
gail

glamourpuss said...

Great job! I will have to try these sometime!! :)

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