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How to make a pinwheel hairbow! Materials needed: grosgrain ribbon 24 gauge craft wire hot glue gun hair clip of choice
For this bow (adjust for size you want) I cut a piece of 1.5 inch grosgrain ribbon to 23 inches.
Make your first loop down with the ribbon making a long tail in front.
Bring your ribbon "tail" up while keeping a grasp of your first loop.
Bring your "tail" down to start making a second loop.
Bring the tail up from the bottom of your newly formed second loop.
Pinch and fold in the center twice this is what creates the nice crease. This may take a few times to get a neat fold.
While holding on to your center fold tightly get out your craft wire and tightly wrap it around the center. You can also use thread or fishing line. I...
Flip your bow over and even out your loops and then cut your "tails". I like the triangle but but you can use straight lines. Then take a lighter and ...
To complete the center knot get a smaller piece of ribbon. I used a 7/8 ribbon. Cut a piece long enough for you to knot and work with.
Loop it much like an awareness ribbon looks.
Tuck one tail through the loop and pull.
Once you have pulled it tight you may need to rotate the tails close to the knot so you have a smooth pretty tail coming from either side of the knot....
Slide in your choice of clip. My daughter has fine hair so we use the alligator clips.
Put a tiny dot of glue on the center of your bow and secure the knot in the center. Then fold each tail over one at a time securing it with hot glue o...
Adjust your "tails" so they are as you like them. Your bow is done! Enjoy!
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Posted:May 17, 2007
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