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Time
20 mins

Express your style and be different from the rest in your one-of-a-kind double layered bow tie.

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  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 1
    Step 1

    Create a 16-inch double-layer folded strap.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 2
    Step 2

    Create two double-sided strips that are 9 inches and 7 inches long.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trim each double-sided strip with two additional strips of tape cut in half lengthwise.

  • Step 4

    Place the two strips wrong-side up on the cutting mat.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold in the ends of each strip so that they meet in the center. Secure both with pieces of tape that wrap around the edges.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 6
    Step 6

    Stack the folded strips largest to smallest.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pinch the center to form the bow shape, and wrap the center with a thin strip of tape to retain the shape.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the bow in the center of the folded strap. Secure them together by wrapping a thin 5-inch strip of tape around the center.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 9
    Step 9

    A strip of tape can be added across the back as reinforcement.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 10
    Step 10

    Trim the length if needed and wrap the ends.

  • How to make a bow tie. Double Bow Tie - Step 11
    Step 11

    Add Velcro to fit.

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