diy

Delightful DIY| Hair Bow

Hello my lovelies, today I thought I’d show you how to make a quick and easy hair bow!
This bow is the ultimate accessory! You can make them in all different colours, sizes and patterns. They go with everything. Personally I’m a fan of sticking one in my ponytail everyday!

MATERIALS
• Fabric
• Basic sewing supplies/ sewing machine
• Glue gun or craft glue (optional)
• Hair clip or bobby pins

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Begin by cutting out a 25cm x10cm piece of fabric, it doesn’t have to be exactly these, it depends how big or small you want your bow and I even ended up trimming mine in some places, you just want a good sized rectangle.

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2. Fold it in half on the long side, right sides together. So now the piece is 12.5cm x 10cm.

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3.Sew the two open sides together but leave the top open.

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4.Turn right side out

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5. At the open part, fold the fabric underneath to make a seam.

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6. Now put the sides back together and sew

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7.Check that all the sides are closed

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8. Now fold the fabric up into a bow by folding up 1cm, then flipping the fabric over to the other side, then folding again and flipping, like you are making a paper fan.

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11. Keep going until in is all done, then pinch it together in the centre.

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12. Now sew the centre together. Do this by going backwards and forwards in a line with a sewing machine.

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13.It should look like this

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14. Then cut out a tiny rectangle of fabric, this will cover the centre part of the bow.

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15. Fold this in half along the short side

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16. Then sew along the long side

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17. Cut off any excess seam otherwise it will bulge out

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18.Twist the fabric to the seam is at the back in the middle( you can also flip it inside out) then wrap it around the centre of the bow

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19. Then you can glue these together to the bow (optional, because we will sew)

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20.After the glue, hold the two pieces together, we will be sewing as close as possible to the bow

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21. Now sew them together

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22.Then cut off the excess seam

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23. You should have something like this

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24. Now take a bobby pin and slide it in or hot glue a hairclip on

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That’s it! All done!

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Now you can make a million bows to wear!

Stay Curious

– Anna xx