Double Ruffle Stacked Bow

Double Ruffle Stacked Bow
By Kristi
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Double Ruffle Stacked Bow

by Kristi   12/23/2011

Valentine's Day 2012 Home Page Featured Item

Layers of pretty ruffles in pink!

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This is a relatively easy hair-bow to make.  While the typical hair-bow is made from grosgrain ribbon, this bow is made from satin double ruffle ribbon.



 

The hair bow supplies used in this craft project are:

 

The NBNG templates are a wonderful help to get consistent results every time and we recommend using these or a similar template for your hair-bow projects.  The instructions included on this hair bow are:  Basic Boutique Bow.  You will start this hair-bow by taking the 1.5" Satin Double Ruffle Ribbon  and cut pieces for 3 bows. Two bows will be the same larger size using template 5 and one will be the smaller center bow using template 4. Cut the satin ribbon ends at a slight angle and heat-seal the ends.

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Wrap the satin ribbon on the template according to instructions and clip in place.  Sew through the center of the bow starting and ending on the back of the hair-bow.

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Slide the bow off the template and gather along the stitches tightly.  Wrap center several times with the thread before sewing a knot on the back of bow to finish it off.

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Create all three bows.

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Glue the bottom two bows together first with a dot of hot-glue in the center. Push down firmly. Attach the top bow the same way. After it is glued together, wrap a thread several times around the center tightly and tie it off in a knot.



Put a bead of glue along the back of a french barrette (with center bar removed) and press firmly to the back of the bow.

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I love using a large center on double ruffle bows, so I used the same 1.5" width satin double ruffle ribbon. I created a knotted center and glued it to the front of the bow.

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Wrap the satin double ruffle ribbon around to the back of the clip. Cut off the ribbon ends and heat-seal them before gluing to the back. Insert the center bar and you have a finished bow!

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