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Making a Fabric Bow

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Fabric bows are easy to make and can be used as decorations, glued onto hair clips, and more. This is a guide about making a fabric bow.


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May 25, 2015

Cute bows that can be worn with anything!

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • small piece of fabric
  • hot glue gun
  • hair clip or ponytail holder
  • scissors
  • ruler


  1. Cut a piece of fabric 11 x 3 1/2 inches.
  2. Flip up one side of the fabric and run a line of hot glue onto it, then place it back down onto the other piece.
  3. Fold both sides into the middle and then glue them together.
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  5. Add 3 folds to the bow by bunching it up in the middle, then secure the folds by placing dots of hot glue in the folds.
  6. Cut a strip of fabric measuring 3 x 6 1/2 inches then fold both sides into the middle and glue together like the first big piece.
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  8. Glue the small strip onto one side of the bow.
  9. Adjust the strip to how you like it, then cut off the extra and glue it down.
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  11. Place the hair clip under the strip of fabric and your done!

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