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Summer Flower Brooch

Create this unique and vibrant ribbon flower brooch simply and easily using our Mini Bowdabra and Hair How to Make Summer Flower BroochBow Tool & Ruler. Wear this summer brooch with your favorite sundress, summer jacket, or even attach the pin to a summer hat! Be cool and in the sun with our wonderful wearable art!

Materials Needed:

Instructions:

1. Begin by placing the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler on top of the Mini Bowdabra. Cut a piece of 18”³ Bowdabra Bow Wire, fold it in half and place it into the Mini Bowdabra.

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2. Create a total of 8 loops, 2? long using wire ribbon.

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3. Scrunch the bow with the Mini Bowdabra Wand. While the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop at the other end. Pull the Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly while the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra. Gently pull the bow out of the Mini Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire and bring them around to the back of the bow. To tie off the bow, pinch the Bowdabra Bow Wire securely against the bow. Twist the bow 4 to 6 times in a clockwise direction.

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4. Fluff the bow loops and create a semi-circle bow. Follow the instructions to make two.

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5. Tie the bows together in the center to create a full circle. Trim away the Bowdabra Bow Wire.

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6. Create a grosgrain loopy bow with a total of 10 loops at the 1.5? mark.

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7. Add 3 strands of 3? long grosgrain on the top of the bow.

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8. Scrunch the bow with the Mini Bowdabra Wand. While the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra, thread the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire through the loop at the other end. Pull the Bowdabra Bow Wire tightly while the bow is still in the Mini Bowdabra. Gently pull the bow out of the Mini Bowdabra. Separate the two loose ends of the Bowdabra Bow Wire and bring them around to the back of the bow. To tie off the bow, pinch the Bowdabra Bow Wire securely against the bow. Twist the bow 4 to 6 times in a clockwise direction. Fluff the bow.

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9. Attach a large bead in the center of the bow. Next, tie the smaller grosgrain ribbon bow to the circular bow. Place the loops in the opposite direction to hide the Bowdabra Bow Wire on the bottom bow. Keep the wire attached.

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10. Cut two pieces of circular felt. Place a hole in the center of one piece of the felt and attach a large coil-less safety pin to the other piece of felt.

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11. Thread the Bowdabra Bow Wire through the hole in the felt and tie the wire tightly in a knot and trim away excess wire.

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12. Using an embroidery needle and embroidery thread sew the two pieces of embroidery thread together.

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13. Your wearable art summer flower brooch is complete.

Gorgeous Summer Flower Brooch

About the designer….
The Hair Bow Tool and Ruler easily fits over the Mini Bowdabra. Bowdabra Ribbons Crafts & Things Store sells the items individually or you can purchase the Hair Bow Creator Pack which comes with the Mini Bowdabra, Hair Bow Tool, & Ribbon.

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