How to Make Elegant Flower Hair Ties with Fabric and Ribbon
Summary: Today’s tutorial aims to show how to make fabric flower hair ties with ribbon. The combination of floral cloth and small polka dots ribbon is a perfect interpretation of elegance. Come with me to take a look!
Flower hair ties are must-have items for girls and the more style, the better. In this flower hair tie, we need to sew two flowers which one is made of floral fabric as the bottom layer and the other is made of ribbon as the top layer. And there is a sparkle applique in the center to make the fabric and ribbon flower hair tie more exquisite.
What do you need in this flower hair tie?
38mm Satin Ribbon, Polka Dots, Ivory
Elastic Hair Tie
Felt Gaskets (Not Shown)
Pins (Not Shown)
Hot Glue Gun
How to make fabric flower hair ties with ribbon?
Step 1: fold a ribbon petal
1st, cut out six strips of satin ribbons measuring about 7cm and seal the ends with lighter;
2nd, take one strip and fold two upper corners downwards aligning to the middle line;
3rd, fold bottom right corner to left as shown;
4th, fold the bottom left corner to right in the same way.
Step 2: make a ribbon flower
1st, fold above strip in half inwards and pin the bottom side as a petal;
2nd, do the same with other strips to make six petals in total;
3rd, sew the bottom sides of six petals to make a flower;
4th, glue an applique in the center of the flower.
Step 3: make a fabric petal
1st, cut a circle from cloth with diameter of 12cm or so, and then quarter it into four equal sectors. We need six sectors in all;
2nd, running stitch the arc side with folding 1cm inwards;
3rd, gather the arc side on the needle;
4th, pull the thread tightly and adjust it to a natural shape as a petal.
Step 4: make a fabric flower and finish the hair tie
1st, make other five petals and thread them as a flower;
2nd, glue the ribbon flower on the fabric flower;
3rd, glue a felt gasket at back side of the fabric flower;
4th, glue the elastic hair tie on the felt gasket covering with a small piece of felt gasket.
Here is the finished flower hair tie:
Does this flower hair tie made of fabric and ribbon fit your desire? Hope you like our instructions. We believe that the hair ties you make will be as good as those bought at store, even better. Just enjoy!