Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes
How to Make a Santa Ribbon Hair Bow
Kids can celebrate Santa's arrival by wearing their own sparkly Santa Ribbon Hair Bow! This bow is the perfect accessory for a Christmas dress or a trip to take pictures with the big guy himself, plus you can make it yourself.
Cut red ribbon
Cut 2, 16" pieces of red ribbon.
Form figure 8
Bring the ends to the middle to form a figure 8 and glue in place.
Cut more red ribbon
Cut 2, 8" pieces of red ribbon, cutting ends in a fishtail.
Cut black ribbon
Cut 1, 8" piece of black ribbon with fishtail ends.
Tie middle of bow
Pinch the red figure 8s. When they are in the middle, placed side by side, tie them together with 1/8" ribbon.
Crisscross red fishtail pieces
Crisscross the red fishtail pieces, gluing at the center and on top of the black fishtailed piece.
Glue figure 8 pieces
Glue the figure 8 pieces on top of the fishtail pieces.
Wrap bundle with black ribbon
Cut 4" piece of black ribbon to wrap around the center of the bundle, gluing it in place.
Glue to clip
Glue the barrette to the back of the fishtail.
Embellish with Gemz
Embellish the red fishtails with Gemz and create a buckle in the center of the black ribbon.