Saturday, 27 April 2013

Tutorial - Tiny Felt Bows

We were deciding what to do with the bags full of felt scraps while we were cleaning up. One suggestion is to make hair clips out of Felt Bows .We whipped it up in a few minutes. It is that easy.


You need :
Felt Scraps
Thread and Needle
Scissors

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Cut 1 piece felt 2.5cm x 10.5cm for the Bow. Cut another piece felt 1cm x 4cm for the middle piece.


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Fold the large piece of felt so that the ends overlaps by 0.5cm.


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A black thread is used  as it is easy to see. Sew as shown on the picture above. 


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Turn it over and this is what the back looks like. 


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Pull the thread while pinching to make sure the thread is pulled tight. 


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Wrap thread over the bow twice and insert needle into the centre. 


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Pull needle through the back. Both the ends should be wrapped securely.


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Attach the smaller middle piece as shown. 


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Wrap the middle piece around the bow and pull it tight. Make sure the ends meet and whipstitch to secure.


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Knot to secure. Attach to clips. They also make cute little bow ties.


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