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How to Make a Flower Girl Garland Headpiece

Spring and summer are the seasons for weddings, and this darling flower girl garland headpiece is sure to be a hit.  It ties in place, so it adjusts to any head size.finished flower girl garland headpiece

Supplies for Flower Girl Garland Headpiecesupplies for flower girl garland headpiece

  • 14″ length 1½” ribbon (white)
  • Two 18″ lengths 3/8″ grosgrain (yellow)
  • Two 18″ lengths 3/8″ grosgrain (green)
  • Silk flower stem with leaves
  • Mini Bowdabra

Additionally, for each bow on the headpiece you will need:

  • One piece to tulle 4″ x 8″ (white)
  • One 9″ length 3/8″ satin ribbon (yellow)
  • One 9″ length 1/8″ satin ribbon (green)
  • One 16″ length 1/8″ satin ribbon (yellow
  • One 15″ length strong cord

Instructions for Bows on Flower Girl Garland Headpiece

  1. Cut ribbons to length and quickly pass the cut ends through a flame to seal the edges and prevent fraying and raveling.
  2. Fold the cord in half and place in the Bowdabra.cord in place in the mini bowdabra
  3. Fold the piece of tulle in half so it measure 4″ x 4″. Scrunch the tulle into the Mini Bowdabra.Scrunch the tulle into the Mini Bowdabra
  4. Make a three-loop bow with the 3/8″ yellow satin ribbon. Next, make a single loop bow with the 1/8″ green satin ribbon. Finish with a two-loop bow made with the 1/8″ yellow satin ribbon.layer ribbons in mini bowdabra
  5. Compress the ribbons in the Mini Bowdabra with the Mini Bowdabra wand.compress ribbons in mini bowdabra
  6. With the ribbons still in the Mini Bowdabra, pass the ends of the cord through the loop, and tighten. pass the ends of the cord through the loop, and tighten
  7. Tie a secure knot on the reverse side of the bow. Trim the cord ends, leaving about ½” tails.tie a secure knot on the reverse side of the bow
  8. Fluff the bow and distribute the loops.Fluff the bow and distribute the loops

Instructions for Assembling the Flower Girl Garland Headpiece

  1. Sew the 18″ lengths of grosgrain ribbon to the ends of the headpiece ribbon.Sew the lengths of grosgrain ribbon to the ends of the headpiece ribbon
  2. Remove individual flowers and leaves from the silk flower stem.
  3. Hot glue a flower to the center of each bow.Hot glue a flower to the center of each bow
  4. Beginning it the center of the headpiece ribbon, hot glue leaves in place. Next, hot glue a bow on top of the set of leaves. Repeat with remaining bows, spacing them equally along the headpiece ribbon.hot glue leaves and bow to center of headpiece and repeat with remaining bows, spacing them equally along the headpiece
  5. Nestle additional flowers between bows and hot glue in place.Nestle additional flowers between bows and hot glue in place
  6. Tie in place and watch the cutest member of the wedding party!!flower girl garland headpiece modeled by young girl

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