How to make a Ruffled Pumpkin hair Clip/ Headband

pumkin-ruffledContributor post by Cassie

Good Day Everyone! It is Cassie here, from CuppyCake GumDrop Boutique & More.  Today I will be showing you how to make an adorable Ruffled Pumpkin hair clip and or headband. With the holiday’s creeping up on us and the weather getting chillier {{ here in KY anyways }} what a better way to start it off than by creating some adorable pumpkin hair accessories, right?!

 

Look how adorable that is?!!? Yes, I know right? Adorable, simple and super quick to make!  So let’s gather up the supplies and get ready.

Supplies you will need are:

Scissors

Needle/thread {{ sorry but I promise it is super easy! }}

Pliers {{ optional }}

15″ orange 1.5″ grosgrain ribbon

4″ orange 3/8″ grosgrain ribbon

Scrap Brown 7/8″ grosgrain ribbon {{ at least an inch }}

A partially lined alligator clip {{ orange to match the bow is best }}

Skinny elastic {{ optional -> I will be showing how to add it to a skinny elastic headband also }}

felt circle {{ optional -> I will be showing how to add it to a skinny elastic headband also……. You may have to “trim” it to fit your overall size of pumpkin }}

Hotglue/gun

Lighter

Now, gather those supplies and come right back!IMG_4645

 

Step 1: Get your needle/thread and your 15″ of 1.5″ orange ribbon and let’s get started

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Step 2: Take your needle through the bottom corner of the ribbon

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Step 3: Go through the ribbon again, “weaving” your needle in and out all the way along the bottom of the ribbon

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Step 4: When you are almost done you need to make sure your needle goes out the bottom of the ribbon just like how you started it

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– Yours should now look like this if you flatten out all the ruffles

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Step 5: You want to pull the thread so your ribbon will “ruffle” up

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– push it all the way down to the “knot” on your thread

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Step 6: Get both of the end pieces of your ruffle and sew them together

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– Get to the end you cut off the needle/thread and tie it off. Once you tie it off you want to cut the access thread

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– Knot the end of your thread

Step 7: Crease the center of the ruffle

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Step 8: Sew through the center

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– Cut off the needle/thread

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Step 9: Take your 3/8″ 4″ piece of orange and wrap around the center and secure it where you sewn it.

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Step 10: Take your brown ribbon scrap and cut a “pumpkin top” shape out of it and heat seal EVERY side.

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Step 11: Apply hotglue along the bottom of that piece, lay it in the center of the back of your pumpkin

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– Flip your pumpkin over and add a drop of hotglue to the bottom part of the ribbon to join both ruffles together

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– Add your clip if you want just a hair clip

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>>>> If you would like to see it applied to a skinny elastic headband please scroll on down and keep following :)) <<<<

– Get your skinny elastic, heat seal BOTH ends. Add a drop of hotglue to one end, join the other end on top of it to adhere both ends together. Press until they are secured. Apply a drop of hotglue to the center of your felt. {{ If you need to trim your felt piece up to fit the back of your pumpkin please do so before you apply the headband to the center }} Then, apply the headband {{ where you secured the ends together }} to the hotglue drop. Press firm til secured. Then apply a generous amount of hotglue to the felt and then apply it to the back of your pumpkin. Press firm til it is secured into place.

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– FLIP IT OVER & YOU’RE DONE!

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>>>> Hope you all enjoyed this adorable Ruffled Pumpkin Tutorial. Have a great day! <<<<

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