My mother is never satisfied with the length of her shirt sleeves. She prefers them shorter and thus every few moths when she gets into one of her tantrums I find two cut off pieces of one of her printed shirts in my room. "Do something creative", she always says, so this time I ventured to try and fulfill her greatest commandment to me.

This tutorial will guide you to creating those cute, over sized bows that are at times too expensive to even glance at.

Step 1: Materials

You will need:

1. Sleeve cut offs or pieces of square material. They can be any color or texture you like. Since I use my mother's shirts, they are usually floral and pretty.
2. Scissors
3. Thread and Needle (or sewing machine if you fancy that)
4. Buttons or little decorations to cover your stitching in the middle of the bow.
5. A backing piece if you want to use it as a barrette. It can also be sewn onto a head band.
Very cute! And so easy to do :D

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