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How To Make A Hair Bow

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Have you been wondering how to make a hairbow? Well, here is a simple tutorial on how to do this!

 

Here is what you will need:

1: 1 1/2″ Ribbon, Cut (2) 8″ pieces

2: 3/8″ Ribbon, Cut (1) 4-5″ piece

3: Heat Sealer (a lighter or candle works great)

4: Glue Gun (I use a *high temperature* glue gun)

5: Hair Clip (of your choice and enough 3/8″ ribbon to cover it)

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Step 1

Ok! Ready? Now that you got all the needed materials ready, go ahead and heat seal the ends of the ribbon with your lighter or candle.3

Step 2

Once you have done that, take the (2) 8” inch pieces of ribbon and make a crease in the middle by folding them in half.

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Step 3

Unfold the ribbon. Now take your hot glue gun and put a strip of glue on each side of the crease.6

Step 4

Once you have put a strip of glue on each side of the crease, fold each side and meet them in the middle. Don’t overlap the ends.

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Do the same steps above for the other 8” piece of ribbon.

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Step 5

Now make a crease in the middle of the folded ribbon and put a dot of hot glue. Once you have done that, fold the crease and hold until the glue sets.

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Step 6

Now fold the crease back on itself and put (2) dots of hot glue on the other side of the crease.

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You will now want to do the same thing for the other piece of ribbon so you have two bows that look like this!

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Step 7

Now put a dot of glue on top of the middle for one of the bows.

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Step 8

Once you have done that, go ahead and take the other bow and place it on top, like so.

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Now onto prepping the clip! Go ahead and cut your 3/8” ribbon so it fits on top of the clip with a little extra length so you can glue the edges underneath the clip.

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Step 9

Once you cut the ribbon to the correct length, now glue it onto the top of your clip and glue the edges of the ribbon underneath the clip edges.

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Step 10

Now take your other piece of 3/8″ ribbon and glue one edge to the back of the bow.

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Step 11

Take the clip, put some glue on it and then press it onto the middle and edge of the bow.

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Step 12

Once you have done that, take the rest of the ribbon, wrap it around the middle and push it through the clip.

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Step 13

Put another dollop of glue underneath the ribbon on the other side of the bow to secure the clip even more.

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Step 14

Wrap the ribbon around once more and put another dot of glue to secure the ribbon.

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Thee End!

There you have it! A simple, but cute bow you can easily make!

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You can view the video turtorial here as well:

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