Making a 3-Layered Bow-Tie Hair Bow with Pink and Brown Ribbon
Summary: This tutorial is to show you how to make a pretty triple-layered bow tie hair bow out of pink and dark brown satin ribbons.
Dumb hair ties huddle at the cold corners of your dresser; you may ignore them for a lot of days. As hidden and seldom used, they might be still new but just lusterless. You need to upcycle them and here is the way to make a bow tie hair bow with ribbon and hair tie.
Necessities for the triple-layered bow tie hair bow:
How to make a bow tie hair bow with ribbons:
Step 1: Make curly ribbon bows
1st, cut 2 pieces of 30cm pink ribbon and 1 20cm length of brown ribbon;
2nd, overlap both ends at middle line;
3rd, stitch up the overlapped part;
4th, wrap the ribbon into “8” shape;
5th, slightly squeeze ribbon from middle to sides;
6th, curl the edges inwardly;
7th, similarly handled the other pink ribbon and brown ribbon.
Step 2: assemble them into triple-layered pattern
1st, stack two pink bows and put brown one on them;
2nd, sew basting stitches along the middle line and pull it tightly, so the bow tie is shaped;
3rd, wrap sewing thread several time around the middle line and tie a final knot before trim off excess thread.
Step 3: attach hair bow to tie
1st, hot glue hair tie onto back side of the hair bow;
2nd, glue a piece of dotted ribbon around the hair bow;
3rd, cut off excess dotted ribbon and melt the cutting end.
Finally the bow tie hair bow looks like:
Tada! I have finished the bow tie hair bow out of ribbon. It is a great fun to make diversified hair bows, have you got any cool idea about making your own ribbon hair bows.