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Homemade Hair Bow Clips

Hair Bows

Hair Bows

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Tu Tu 2, Ornamen, hair bow 3Hair Bows

These are the cutest hair bows!  They are adorable for babies, little girls and even big girls.  You say you can’t sew? No worries, this is a no-sew tutorial.  If you can handle a glue gun you will be just fine.  Also, this is a perfect way to get rid of all that scrap fabric.

Hair Bows




Hair Clip

Glue Gun Hair Bows 1


Step #1 –    Cut one piece  of fabric 6″ x 10″, which will be the bowHair Bows 2


Step #2 –    Cut a piece of fabric 1  1/2″ x 4″, which will be the strip in the middle of the bow

Step #3 –   Fold the 6″ x 10″ fabric over 2″, then fold it again so its three layers thick, 2″ total.Hair Bows 3Step #4 –   Glue it down and cut off the extra so the edges look nice.

Step #5 –   Fold each end into the middle with one overlapping the other so you can glue it in place. This will help the outside edges look finished.Hair Bows 4

Step #6 –   Now pinch the middle of the fabric so you create three little folds. Place a small dot of glue in between each fold to hold them in place.Hair Bows 5Step #7-   Using the small strip of fabric, repeat steps above. Your strip will now be 1/2″ x 4″.Hair Bows 6Step #8 –  Use this skinny strip to wrap around the middle of the bow. Cut off the excess and glue it in place.Hair Bows 7

Hair Bows 8Step #9 – Glue the hair clip to the back of the bow. Gluing both ends of the clip to the bow with give it more stability and help it to not flop around. Hair Bows 9Step #10 –  Clip off all excess threads.  Be sure to remove all excess glue strings for a nice hair clip.

TIPS: Do not use too much glue, just small drops of glue as it doesn’t take much to hold the fabric together, and too much glue will result in a sloppy looking bow.

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013

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  1. Stephanie says:

    These are great! I always have scraps left over when I make my girls dresses. Now I will make matching bows. Thanks!

  2. These are wonderful~ Thanks for sharing:) Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

  3. Emily says:

    these are super cute! Thanks so much for linking up to Create Link Inspire!! So glad you did! EMily

  4. Krista Low says:

    These are super cute, and I’m thinking with some minor adjustments they would be adorable bow ties! Just pinned this one 🙂

  5. Leslie says:

    My little cousin would love these. She is all about hair bows. Thanks for joining the Retro Repin Party this week, we ope to see you next week too. Happy Wednesday!

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