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Ribbon hair bow instructions

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(11) Name: 'Other : Ribbon hair bow instructions
Ribbon hair bow instructions
Ribbon hair bow instructions
Ribbon hair bow instructions
Ribbon hair bow instructions
Ribbon hair bow instructions

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cutting
  • Thread a needle
  • Folding

Pattern Description:

With more than 100 clear photos and detailed instructions, this e-book will teach you how to make single and double bows, how to make large layered bows, how to make mini layered bows, and how to create baby bowbands. Perfect for your growing girl or as a launch to your own business.

You'll learn:
* How to cut and seal your ribbon
* How to make professionally lined clips
* How to complete the boutique bow fold for basic bows or layered bows
* Exact measurements for ALL sizes of bows, from 2" mini to large!
* VERY simple thread-and-needle process; no wire.
* How to make the center wraps
* How to make double bows
* How to layer and fuse ribbon
* How to fluff and straighten your bows
* How to make bowbands
* How to make and fan ribbon spikes
* How to make loopies/surrounds
* How to make a figure-8 two-loop topper
* How to put everything together for an elaborate boutique bow
* How to secure embellishments

You'll also have access to video tutorials on how to complete certain steps in the process! Information on how to sign up is included in Chapter 5.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Varies


  • Various grosgrain ribbons in 3/8", 7/8" and 1.5"; 7/8" ribbon should include printed ribbon
  • Perle cotton thread and darning needle
  • Scissors
  • French barrettes and pinch clips
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Liquid fray sealant, wood-burning tool or lighter
  • Ruler
  • Stiffening spray
  • Fabric glue
  • Non-toxic jewelry glue for adhering embellishments

You Will Also Need:

  • Embellishments, buttons