How to Make Distinctive Ribbon Flower Hair Clips with Beads

Summary: Making simple ribbon flower hair clips may be a piece of cake for you now. If you want to scale new heights, you must try this distinctive ribbon flower hair clip with beads.

How to Make Distinctive Ribbon Flower Hair Clips with Beads

The flower in this ribbon flower hair clip is made in a genius way. There are a lot of ribbon petals in different colors and sizes to form this ribbon flower, and I choose to overlap different petals and glue these layered petals irregularly instead of arranging same petals into a flower shape as usual. The key to make this ribbon flower hair clip beautiful is color match and harmony of all petals.

What do you need for making flower hair clips?

25mm Satin Ribbon, Lavender
25mm Satin Ribbon, Burgundy
25mm Satin Ribbon, Pink
16mm Satin Ribbon, Pink
10mm Handmade Porcelain Bead
6mm Acrylic Beads Imitation Pearl, Light Goldenrod Yellow
15mm Shell Beads, Flower, White
Sewing Threads
Hair Barrette
Hot Glue Gun

materials and tools for making ribbon flower hair clip

How to make ribbon flower hair clips with beads?

Step 1: make petals

1st, cut out four strips from burgundy ribbon measuring 14cm, four strips from lavender ribbon measuring 12cm, three strips from 25mm pink ribbon measuring 10cm and four strips from 16mm pink ribbon measuring 8cm;
2nd, take a wider pink strip and running stitch one long side with matching thread;
3rd, pull the thread tightly and knot to make a petal;
4th, do the same to make other petals. We have four burgundy petals, four lavender petals, three large pink petals and four small pink petals in all.

make petals

Step 2: finish the ribbon flower

1st, lay a large pink petal on a burgundy petal in same direction;
2nd, lay a lavender petal atop and secure three petals with glue;
3rd, glue a large pink petal with a burgundy petal under the above three petals with making the petals slightly farther apart;
4th, overlap a small pink petal, a lavender petal, a large pink petal and a burgundy petal from top to bottom, then glue them next to above two new petals as shown;
5th, glue a small pink petal, a lavender petal and a burgundy petal orderly in the middle of two large petal groups to finish the flower. Then I glue a small pink petal on the lavender petal in 2nd of step 2 for good looking;
6th, glue a small pink petal on a lavender petal, and then glue them to the vacant place of the flower.

finish the ribbon flower

Step 3: embellish the ribbon flower

1st, glue five shell beads on each smallest petal of the flower;
2nd, glue an imitation pearl on each shell bead;
3rd, glue a porcelain bead in the center of the flower;
4th, cut out a circle from felt and glue at back of the flower, then glue hair barrette on.

embellish the ribbon flower

Here is the final look:

finished ribbon flower hair clip

Well, now you’ve known how to make this ribbon flower hair clip with beads. Is it difficult for you? You may be a little confused and have no idea where to start; it will be OK if you try!

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Jan 07, 2014 at 12:06 AM Lindawati Cu