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Save yourself some money buying those boutique bows and make them at home yourself. They're easy! I promise!
Gather your supplies. For this bow I used: 1/4" ribbon 1/4" wooden dowels small binder clips hair clip glue gun strong thread If you want to use wi...
Secure your ribbon to one end of the dowel with a binder clip. Wrap it in a spiral until the entire dowel is covered. Secure the other end with a se...
The more ribbon you curl, the fuller the bow will be. These eleven dowels will make two medium full bows. For small girls you may want to make teeny...
Pull of the clips and gently unwrap your ribbon.
Your ribbons may look a little wonky on the ends. Trim off any weird pieces. Cut the ribbons into desired length. These pieces are about four inc...
Center your little bundle of ribbon on a piece of thread long enough to work with. Twelve inches is more than enough. Kind of mix them up a bit so t...
Glue your hair clip to the bundle. You may want to line the clip with ribbon first, but with a full bow like this, I don't find it terribly necessary...
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