Mini Circle Flowers

Circle Ribbon Hair Clips Tutorial
By Danielle
More from this author

Mini Circle Flowers

Circle Ribbon Hair Clips Tutorial

Contributor post by Danielle at Korker Krazy

These mini hair clips pack a big punch!  We went with a nautical theme to celebrate the remaining days of summer, but you can make these little bows to match any holiday, season, or theme by simply switching out the ribbon colors and the embellishment.  These are just the right size for toddlers to sweep back bangs or attach to a ponytail.


Supplies Needed:
1/4" HBC Grosgrain Ribbon in Turquoise, Light Blue, Navy
Hot Glue Gun & Glue
Alligator Clips & 3/8 Ribbon for lining or lined alligator clips.
Needle & Thread
Rotary Cutter/Scissors
Lighter
Felt Circles
Center Pieces


DSCN5639


Step 1: Cut four 4" pieces of each of your three ribbon colors. Heat Seal all ribbon ends.


DSCN5640


Step 2: For each flower we will use 2 pieces of each color for 6 pieces total. Line your ribbon up in the pattern you want. My pattern is turquoise, navy, light blue.


DSCN5641


Step 3: Fold your ribbons in half. Poke your needle through the very center of the ribbons.


DSCN5642


Step 4: Make sure the pointed side of your needle is facing up. Fan out your ribbons.


DSCN5643


Step 5: Take your bottom piece of ribbon and flip it over straight onto the needle.


DSCN5644


Step 6: Continue adding each piece of ribbon onto the needle. Your next piece should be the piece closest to the bottom. You will start to see your pattern.


DSCN5645


Step 7: After all pieces are on the needle adjust your loops to make sure they are all straight and even.


DSCN5647


Step 8: Sew your needle through the center of the ribbons, tie and cut off. Repeat the same steps above to complete your second circle flower.


DSCN5649


Step 9: Hot glue a matching felt circle onto the back of each circle flower.


DSCN5650


Step 10: Line your alligator clip and hot glue it to the back of the circle flower, on top of the felt circle.


DSCN5653


Step 11: Add a center piece to the front of your circle flowers. I'm using these gold stars - I have had them forever! I believe I found them at Michael's Craft Store.


DSCN5654


Your circle flowers are finished! Aren't they cute?! I love these for my daughter's hair. We just clip one in the side of her hair to keep it out of her face. These are also adorable as pigtail bows!



Visit the rest of our blog for more Crafting Tutorials and DIY Instructions!

4 years ago
Comments