Velvet Hair Bow DIY

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Dress up a plain pony for the holidays with this Velvet Hair Bow DIY!

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

The inspiration for this DIY comes from these pretty Jennifer Behr velvet hair bows that I have been seeing on Instagram and in magazines. They’re feminine, festive and they can be worn with everything from jeans to party dresses. The only problem? Their triple-digit price tag! This Velvet Hair Bow DIY can be made in under 15 minutes and you only need some basic hand sewing skills.

I purchased the ribbon for this Velvet Hair Bow DIY from Amazon. I wasn’t expecting much because quality velvet ribbon can be expensive, so I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the package to find 30 yards (1 yard of each color) of beautiful ribbon! The cut ends don’t fray much, it’s easy to sew and best of all, it looks a lot more expensive than it actually is!

Supplies needed:

Velvet ribbon

Needle & thread

Hair elastic

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Cut the ribbon into the following lengths:

1 piece- 7 1/2 inches

1 piece- 5 1/2 inches

1 piece- 1 3/4 inches

1 piece- 14 inches

Take the 7 1/2 inch piece and bring the ends together, making sure that it is centered.

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Stitch the ends closed and the front to the back.

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Repeat with the 5 1/2 inch piece and lay it on top of the larger section. Stitch together.

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Take the 14 inch piece and cross the strands over each other as pictured. Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Sew the ribbon strands to the back.

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

Sew the band to the back, wrap it around the front and place the hair elastic underneath. Trim off any excess length of ribbon and sew closed.

Velvet Hair Bow DIY

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