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No-Sew
an assortment of easy little bows for your hair!

my sewing machine broke down, so it was out with the glue gun! here I show you how to make 5 different bow hair accessories without any sewing. it's a good way to use up that scrap ribbon, and very cute.

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Instructions

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 1
    Step 1

    to make the basic ribbon bow, first make two loops in your ribbon, forming a 'U' shape. cross over the loops like so.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 2
    Step 2

    take the loop on to and bring it through the hole, like you're knotting it.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 3
    Step 3

    pull both loops to form a bow shape.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 4
    Step 4

    trim the ends to a point, then make repeat to make an identical bow.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 5
    Step 5

    glue a bobby pin on the back of each one like so.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 6
    Step 6

    to make the double ribbon bows, repeat steps 1-4 but working two strands of ribbon rather than 1.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 7
    Step 7

    glue a bobby pin on the back of each one

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 8
    Step 8

    to make the fat bow, cut two pieces of wide ribbon 16cm long.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 9
    Step 9

    glue short edges to make a 'ring'

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 10
    Step 10

    wrap some thin ribbon round the centre and glue in place.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 11
    Step 11

    if you want to, glue a sparkly on to each one like so.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 12
    Step 12

    glue a bobby pin on to each one

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 13
    Step 13

    to make the beading lace bow, cut two pieces of beading lace and two strips of thin ribbon, each 13cm long.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 14
    Step 14

    thread the ribbon through the lace and use a little glue to secure each end.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 15
    Step 15

    glue the short edges to form a ring.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 16
    Step 16

    use a bit of the thin ribbon to form the centre.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 17
    Step 17

    glue a bobby pin on to each one

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 18
    Step 18

    to make the double patterned bow, measure a strip of patterned ribbon and a strip of looped ribbon, each 27cm long.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 19
    Step 19

    use a thin layer of glue to glue the patterned ribbon on top of the looped, so only the loops show from underneath.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 20
    Step 20

    cut this in half.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 21
    Step 21

    glue the short edges to form a ring

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 22
    Step 22

    measure 2 strips of patterned ribbon and two of looped ribbon, each 12cm long.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 23
    Step 23

    glue these on the centre back, patterned ribbon first. trim the edges- making the patterned ribbon a bit shorter to show the plain looped ribbon underneath. use a little thin ribbon for the centre of the bow. the loop will be stiff from all the glue, so it's better to fold it length ways when attaching the centre.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Slide Collection - Step 24
    Step 24

    glue a bobby pin on the back of each bow!

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects

cool! I might make a few black and red hair bows Happy

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