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How to Make a Special Valentine Kitty Hair Bow

This special valentine kitty hair bow is sure to be a hit with a little girl in your life.  It’s easy to make this popular over-sized bow using the Mini Bowdabra Hair Bow Tool and Ruler kit.Valentine Kitty Hair Bow

Supplies for the Valentine Kitty Hair BowSupplies for Kitty Hair Bow

Instructions for Making the Valentine Kitty Hair Bow

  1. Cut the ribbons to length. I used the Proxxon Hot Wire Thermcut 115/E. It seals the cut ends as it cuts. Alternatively, quickly pass the ribbon ends through a flame to seal.How to Make a Special Valentine Kitty Hair Bow
  2. Add the kitty face to the end of one of the 16″ lengths of 3″ white grosgrain ribbon. You can draw the face with fabric or permanent markers or cut the face from heat transfer vinyl and press onto the ribbon. I’ve sublimated the valentine kitty face on my ribbon. This will be the tail of the large hair bow. (Note: The PDF pattern for the kitty face include four options.)
  3. Place the ruler tool onto the Mini Bowdabra.Best Valentine DIY Hair Bows Making
  4. Fold the bow wire in half and put in the Mini Bowdabra. Tuck the ends of the wire under the Mini Bowdabra to keep them out of the way.Bow making tool
  5. Place the center of the 16″ tail in the Mini Bowdabra face up.How to make a bow
  6. Place the end of the other 16″ length of grosgrain ribbon in the Mini Bowdabra.Bow making tutorial
  7. Using the ruler as a guide, make equal loops on each side.Bow making step by step
  8. Compress the ribbon with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.perfect hair bows for Valentine Day
  9. With the ribbons still in the Mini Bowdabra, pass the wire ends through the loop and tighten. Tie a secure knot. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra, bring the wire ends to the back side of the bow, and tie a second knot. Leave the wire ends long—they will be cut later. Set aside.Mini Bowdabra Hair Bow Tool

Finish your bow

  1. Now, we’ll make the kitty’s hair bow. Add bow wire to the Mini Bowdabra as in Step 4.
  2. Place one end of the 10″ length of patterned ribbon in the Mini Bowdabra face down.Hair bow making ideas
  3. Bring the other end over the top of the Mini Bowdabra and place face down in the Mini Bowdabra.bow making supplies
  4. Press the center of the circle of the patterned ribbon that you just created into the Mini Bowdabra.Bow making DIY tool
  5. Compress the ribbon with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.Bow making crafts
  6. With the ribbons still in the Mini Bowdabra, pass the wire ends through the loop and tighten as in Step 9. Tie a secure knot. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra, bring the wire ends to the back side of the bow, and tie a second knot. Leave the wire ends long—they will be cut later.
  7. Using E6000 adhesive or hot glue, glue the onto the bows. The 3″ length of white satin ribbon pairs with the patterned ribbon bow. The 6″ length of patterned ribbon wraps around the center of the over-sized white grosgrain bow with the valentine kitty face. Secure the hair clip in place as you are wrapping the patterned ribbon around the grosgrain bow. If necessary, use clamps to hold the ribbon in place until it is thoroughly dry. Trim the wire ends.Valentine Kitty Hair Bow ideas
  8. Using E6000 adhesive or hot glue, glue the patterned ribbon above the kitty face.little girl’s hair bows ideas

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