How to Make Hair Bows

Add a feminine touch to your favorite little girl's wardrobe, or your own, with these easily crafted hair bows.

You will need

  • 2 15" lengths of 7/8" grosgrain ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Needle and thread
  • Decorative accent
  • Hot glue gun
  • Alligator clip
  • Hair band
  • Liquid fray check (optional)

Step 1 Fold the ribbon Fold the ribbon into a figure 8, three times. Trim the excess ribbon with scissors, and repeat to make a second bow.

Step 2 Sew the bows Use your needle and thread to tightly sew the two bows together.

Step 3 Add a decorative accent Affix a decorative accent piece to the center of the bow, securing it with hot glue.

Step 4 Affix to the clip Spread a layer of hot glue onto the alligator clip. Place the bow onto the clip and hold them tightly together until the glue hardens.

Step 5 Fashion a hair band Make another hair bow by applying a layer of glue onto a small area just off center on the headband. Securely affix a bow to the headband. Now go and rock your girly look.