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How to make a cute rockabilly style hair bow
I used this large polka dot fabric. It is recommended that you use fabric with a smaller print. I used my seing machine to make this project but you can do it by hand.

Posted by BetsyBGood from Brighton, England, United Kingdom • Published See BetsyBGood's 6 projects »
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  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out a 22cm (8.5″) by 17cm (7″) rectange

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold in half so that the reverse of the fabric is on the outside. Using a sewing machine sew a zigzag along the longer side. Trim any excess material off.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Turn the right way round. Fold in half. Sew the sides (7cm or 2.5″ approx) together

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Trim any excess material off. Turn the correct way round

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pinch into a bow-like shape and thread with a needle through the fabric. Secure with several stitches.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    Stitch through one layer of fabric at a time if this is easier.

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    Next cut an 8cm (3″) by 4cm (1.5″) rectangle. Using zigzag stitch on your machine sew the longer side together. Fold in half so that the seam is hidden from view. Wrap this fabric strip round the centre of the bow and sew with a couple of stitches to secure

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    Glue on a hair slide/crocodile hair clip

  • How to make a hair bow. Bow Hair Clip Tutorial - Step 9
    Step 9

    Your bow is complete!

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
Haha, loving the ruler! Did you make it personalised yourself?
BetsyBGood
BetsyBGood · Brighton, England, GB · 7 projects
Haha! I hadn't noticed that! lol
Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
Lol, I just realised that the ruler isn't actually got the writing on! Oh, I'm so dumb... ^^
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