DIY Splendid Hair Bow! SUCH A Cute Idea - Must Try! by E . - Musely
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DIY Splendid Hair Bow! SUCH A Cute Idea - Must Try!

posted in DIY & Crafts
01/11/2015
  • This bow is the quintessential girl hair accessory that goes with everything and is darling to boot. 


I love it clipped on the side, but place it right above a pony tail in the back to create a classic look with any outfit.  Grab some scraps and sew up a whole half dozen with me right now!
    This bow is the quintessential girl hair accessory that goes with everything and is darling to boot.


    I love it clipped on the side, but place it right above a pony tail in the back to create a classic look with any outfit. Grab some scraps and sew up a whole half dozen with me right now!
  • MATERIALS:
Scrap fabric
Basic sewing supplies
Glue gun
Hair clip
    MATERIALS:
    Scrap fabric
    Basic sewing supplies
    Glue gun
    Hair clip
  • INSTRUCTIONS:
Begin by cutting out a 5”x7” piece of fabric
    INSTRUCTIONS:
    Begin by cutting out a 5”x7” piece of fabric
  • Fold it in half on the long side, right sides together. So now the piece is 3.5”x5”.  Press.
    Fold it in half on the long side, right sides together. So now the piece is 3.5”x5”. Press.
  • Stitch a ¼” seam and turn right side out
    Stitch a ¼” seam and turn right side out
  • Press so the seam is in the center of the back
    Press so the seam is in the center of the back
  • Take each end and turn the raw edges in.  Pin in place.
    Take each end and turn the raw edges in. Pin in place.
  • Edge stitch each side as close to the edge as possible using a complimentary thread
    Edge stitch each side as close to the edge as possible using a complimentary thread
  • Here are all 6 sewn up to this point
    Here are all 6 sewn up to this point
  • Take one piece and grab it in the center and fold it accordion style until all the fabric is gathered together in the center
    Take one piece and grab it in the center and fold it accordion style until all the fabric is gathered together in the center
  • Place the gathered piece and place under your presser foot, making sure even on the sides
    Place the gathered piece and place under your presser foot, making sure even on the sides
  • Sew a zig-zag stitch and backstitch several times to secure
    Sew a zig-zag stitch and backstitch several times to secure
  • Now, cut one 2”x3” pieces for each bow
    Now, cut one 2”x3” pieces for each bow
  • Fold over the 3” side, wrong sides together and press
    Fold over the 3” side, wrong sides together and press
  • Stitch a ¼” seam down the side.
    Stitch a ¼” seam down the side.
  • Trim the seam allowance down to an 1/8”, turn to right side and press with seam down center back
    Trim the seam allowance down to an 1/8”, turn to right side and press with seam down center back
  • Place a generous amount of hot glue on the edge of the strap
    Place a generous amount of hot glue on the edge of the strap
  • Bring the other side of the strap up and around and secure with the hot glue to form a loop
    Bring the other side of the strap up and around and secure with the hot glue to form a loop
  • Once dry, slide the loop over one of the sides of the bow
    Once dry, slide the loop over one of the sides of the bow
  • Use hot glue to secure the loop at the back and to attach the hair clip
    Use hot glue to secure the loop at the back and to attach the hair clip
  • Now, you have quite the selection of hair bows for your little one or even yourself! Enjoy!
    Now, you have quite the selection of hair bows for your little one or even yourself! Enjoy!
  • Thanks for looking!
    Thanks for looking!
  • I hope that this has been able to help you guys! Any questions, queries, feedback or ideas? Don't forget to e-mail me at my business address: trusper_esthermoran@yahoo.com. I am more than happy to help and check it multiple times daily. Don't forget, you can also see more at:

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