Practical Tips: How to Make Ribbons for Hair Without Sewing

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Thinking to make your Do It Yourself hair accessories? Making bow out of ribbon without sewing is easy. Making bow out of ribbon for hair is a great creative activity for all ages. Ask your little daughter to make little bow from colorful ribbons. She can choose her own ribbons and fabrics to create her own little bows. You can try from the easiest how to make bow out of ribbon hair which is bow using satin ribbon and bobby pin. After that, you can try making bow hair band using grain ribbon and elastic band. Last, you can try to make more difficult bow out of ribbon for hair made with combination with alligator clips. Teaching your kids to use hot gun glue can be interesting.

Before we get into easy tutorial how to make bow out of ribbon for hair you will need to prepare:

  • 3/8 inch ribbon for small bow, and 7/8 for bigger bow
  • Elastic colorful bands
  • Latex rubber for hair with colors that match the bow colors
  • Alligator clips
  • Bobby pins
  • Plastic glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissor

How to make bow out of ribbon for hair using ribbon and latex rubber

Cut the end of the ribbon diagonally. You can seal the end with heat from candle, but also try to use transparent nail polish which also can be use as sealer. Pinch the ribbon and make accordion fold. While holding tight the accordion fold, wrap the center with small latex rubber for hair.

How to make bow out of ribbon for hair using ribbon and elastic band

Select ribbon of your favorite colors and materials. If you want to start with easy, you can choose gross grain ribbon. Cut the ribbon and fold it around the elastic band. Cross the right piece over the left piece. Pull tight under each other. Fold each ends to create loops. Cross the loops over another and take it under and pull tight. Arrange the loops of the ribbon until reach the same size.

How to make bow out of ribbon for hair using ribbon an alligator clip

Select ribbon of your favorite colors and materials. Cut the ribbon in 6 cm size. Make a loop until its ends overlapping. Glue the alligator clips right under the overlapping areas. Once the glue has dried, open the clips and slip a small ribbon to create the center of the bow then stick the edge together with glue.

How to make bow out of ribbon for hair when you are in hurry

When you are really in a hurry and you don’t have much time, then this trick might be useful for you. Cut satin ribbons in favorable length. Tie the ribbon and crate loops until you make a simple bow. Slip a bobby pin with color match the colors of your hair right the centre of the bow.