How To Make Twist-Knot Double Hairbows

How to make a fancy-looking hairbow for pennies!
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How-to-Make-HairbowsThese bows look fancy, but they are quick and easy to make. I used 1 and 1/2 inch grosgrain ribbon for this but any thicker ribbon can be used.

To make hairbows like this, you will need: Ribbon, Twine, Scissors, Hot Glue, and a Barrette of some kind to glue your bow to.

How To Make A Hairbow SM-25Here is the way to make hairbows like this:

1. Make what will be your tail by snipping both sides in an inverted triangle. Fold it in half and point your scissors inward like this.How To Make A Hairbow

2. Lay your ribbon tail over a piece of twine like this. How To Make A Hairbow-2

3. Now grab your roll of ribbon to begin making the bow loops. Make them like this. Make 4 – the first two should be wider than the second two.

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4. Once you have four loops, tie off the twine fairly tightly and cut off the excess ribbon. I like to flip the twine tie to the back, but that is up to you.

How To Make A Hairbow-9 How To Make A Hairbow-125. Now make the pretty twisty piece that will go over the middle. Twist two pieces of ribbon, put over the twine, and secure in the back with hot glue.

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How To Make A Hairbow-17How To Make A Hairbow-18  How To Make A Hairbow-205. Once your hot glue is dry, glue the whole thing to a barrette. The blank barrettes with the clasp work the best, but regular old goody barrettes work fine too.

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