Start but cutting 36" strips of each of your ribbons. If you want to make two bows, cut 2 36" strips of each ribbon.
Take the bow maker and your first 2.5" ribbon. Measure a 12" tail and secure it in the bow maker. Now make two 7" tails and trim off the end of the ribbon after measuring an 8" tail.
Repeat this process once with each of your ribbon patterns. Make the loops on each consecutive ribbon a 1/2" shorter. Use the 1.5" ribbon last.
You will have leftover tails from trimming each length of ribbon. Add these to the bow maker as tails. Use the 1.5" ribbon last and make a single loop to be the center of your bow.
Take two pipe cleaners and twist the ends together to make one long pipe cleaner. Remove your bow from the bow maker and use the long pipe cleaner to secure the center of the bow twisting it off at the back. Dove tail the ends of your tails.
If you are making multiples of your wreath and want two bows, repeat all of these steps to make your second bow.