Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour
How to Make a Multicolor Ribbon Hair Bow
This brightly colored bow makes any hairstyle a little bit more fun, plus even beginning ribbon crafters can make a Multicolor Ribbon Hair Bow. Pick out your favorite colors and patterns of ribbon and combine them into this festive bow, perfect for any time of the year.
Cut assorted width and colored ribbon into approximately 7" pieces.
Attach ribbon to dowel
Attach the end of your narrow ribbon to the end of a dowel rod using a spring clothespin.
Wrap dowel rod with ribbon
Wrap the dowel rod with ribbon to the opposite end and hold it in place with a spring clothespin.
Heat ribbon on dowel
Using a heating tool, heat the ribbon on the dowel for about a minute. Do not hold the tool too close to the ribbon and make sure to continously move the heat tool over the ribbon.
Let ribbon cool
Allow the ribbon to cool on the dowel rod.
Slide the ribbon off of the dowel rod and cut it into approximately 8" lengths.
Place the Bowdabra wire into the Bowdabra.
Layer 7" ribbon
Layer the 7" pieces of ribbon in the Bowdabra.
Layer curled ribbon
Layer the curled pieces in the Bowdabra.
Compress & tie bow
Compress the bow and tie it together using the Bowdabra wire.
Glue to clip
Glue the bow to the barrette clip.