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How to Make a Big Hair Bow

Over-sized hair bows are all the rage right now with the ‘tween crowd. In fact the large bow is an elegant fashion statement. With the Mini Bowdabra it is easy to make a big hair bow.Big Hair Bow

Supplies for the Big Hair Bow

Instructions for Making the Hair Bow

  1. To begin, cut the ribbon to length. Cut an angle on one end of one of the 10″ lengths. Quickly pass the ribbon ends through a flame since it will seal the ribbon.Cut Angle on One Ribbon
  2. Next, fold the bow wire in half and put in the Mini Bowdabra. Then, tuck the ends of the wire under the Mini Bowdabra to keep them out of the way.Wire in Mini Bowdabra
  3. Then, layer one end of each length of ribbon in the Mini Bowdabra with the ribbon face down. Begin with a length of ribbon at the top right, move to the top left, bottom left, and finally, bottom right. The bottom right ribbon is the length with the angle cut, and the flat end goes in the Mini Bowdabra now.Layer Ribbons in Mini Bowdabra
  4. Next, insert the remaining ribbon ends in the Mini Bowdabra in order—top right, bottom left, top left, and last, bottom right.Cross Ribbon Layers
  5. Then, compress the ribbons in the Mini Bowdabra.Compress Ribbons with Wand
  6. With the ribbons still in the Mini Bowdabra, pass the wire ends through the loop, tighten, then tie a secure knot.
  7. Bring the wire ends to the back of the bow and tie a secure knot. In addition leave the wire end uncut for now.Tie Knot on Reverse Side of Bow
  8. With the 3/8″ ribbon tie a loose, single knot in the center.One Loop in Accent Ribbon
  9. Then, use hot glue to glue the accent knot in place on the center front of the hair bow.Glue Accent Knot in Place
  10. Then, bring one end of the accent ribbon to the back of the bow, and glue in place.Glue End of Accent Ribbon to Back of Bow
  11. To finish your hair bow, glue a covered hair clip in place on the back of the bow.Glue Clip in Place
  12. Next, open the hair clip and pass the other end of the accent ribbon through the clip. Then, glue the end of the ribbon in place.Glue Second Ribbon End in Place
  13. On the other hand, you can glue rhinestones or a small charm to the angled end of the ribbon length.
  14. Finally, enjoy your big hair bow!!Finished Big Hair Bow

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Bowdabra's easy-to-create bow-makers are available at the Bowdabra website's online store and also at various retail establishments such as Amazon, AC Moore, Pat Catan's Stores, Jo Ann store, Michael's, and Walmart.

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