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November 16, 2023

How to Wrap a Wine Bottle in Pleats

No More Boring Bottle Wrapping!

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Wine bottle wrapped in pleats and ties with a velvet ribbon. Part of a tutorial on how to wrap a wine bottle.

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Materials 

  • Wrapping paper

  • Ribbon

  • Tape

  • Scissors

Step 1

Measure the wrapping paper from halfway down the bottom of the bottle up to the top of the bottle. 

Cutting wrapping paper into 2” strips ready to wrap a wine bottle.
Cutting wrapping paper into 2” strips ready to wrap a wine bottle.
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Step 2

Accordion fold the wrapping paper into 12 strips 2" wide.

Folding the wrapping paper into 12 strips 2” wide, ready to wrap a wine bottle.
Folding the wrapping paper into 12 strips 2” wide, ready to wrap a wine bottle.
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Step 3

Cut the folded wrapping paper to separate the strips.

Cutting folded wrapping paper into strips ready to wrap a wine bottle.
Cutting folded wrapping paper into strips ready to wrap a wine bottle.
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Step 4

Tape the top of one strip to the bottle's center, then wrap it around and tape it to the bottom. 

Taping wrapping paper to a wine bottle.
Taping wrapping paper to a wine bottle.
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Step 5

Continue taping strips until the bottle is covered.

Wrapping a wine bottle with pleated gift wrap.
Wrapping a wine bottle with pleated gift wrap.
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Step 6

Tuck the final strip under the first strip. Fold the tail under on the paper on the bottle.

Finishing the pleats in a tutorial on how to wrap a wine bottle.
Finishing the pleats in a tutorial on how to wrap a wine bottle.
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Step 7

Tie a ribbon around the neck of the bottle.

Tying a velvet ribbon around the neck of a wine bottle wrapped in pleats.
Tying a velvet ribbon around the neck of a wine bottle wrapped in pleats.
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Step 8

Add a tag on a small piece of twine and tie it around the ribbon knot.

Tying a tag to a wine bottle wrapped in pleats.
Tying a tag to a wine bottle wrapped in pleats.
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