How to Make Hair Bows – 12 Tutorials

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How to make hair bows from ribbon, leather, fabric, and more! 12 simple ways to dress up your daughter’s hair without all the fuss!

Be sure to check out our favorite Headband Tutorials and How to Line an Alligator Clip with Ribbon.

how to line a clip with ribbon

One of the best parts about being a mom of 2 little girls is getting them dressed and doing their hair. I have a sister who is 10 years younger than me, and I used to practice on her- waiting patiently for the day I could have a little girl of my own. I’ve shared with you a few of my easy go-to hairstyles for little girls, but today I wanted to show you some of my favorite tutorials for hair accessories. If you’re wondering how to make a hair bow, you’ve come to the right place! Take a look:

Easy Hair Bow Tutorials

6 colors of hair bows laying on the counter

1. Basic Bow Tutorial. Super simple tutorial with a video included of the process to show you how to make bows with ribbon quickly and easily!

butterfly clips and mini hair clips on a white counter

2. These little Butterfly Hair Bows from Make It and Love It are a fun spin on fabric hair bows. They are easy and quick to make and take very little fabric. You can whip some up to match all your little ones’ spring dresses with just a couple of fabric scraps!

3. These Mini Clippies from The Inspiration Board involve little to no skill {promise} and will cost you about .25 cents a bow! They are GREAT for baby shower gifts!

fabric hair bows on a white counter

4. Fabric Bow Tutorial. If using fabric is more your thing, this easy process is a fun way to use up your scraps of fabric and it produces darling results!

felt bows on a white counter

5. These Petite Felt Bows from Kiki Comin are quick and simple to make and adding a little alligator clip on the back (or adding it to a headband) will make it a perfect gift option for a baby shower or to add to your little girls (or your) hair!

6. Felt Heart Hair Clips from Stitched by Crystal are perfect for Valentine’s Day, but they’re something your daughter can totally wear year-round too.

bug bows made from ribbon

7. Bug Bows. These bug bows are simple to make and will look darling in your little girls hair! 

colorful line of bows

8. Fabric Knot Hair Ties from Make It and Love It are simple sewn bows that take no time at all the make!

9. Knot Leather Hair Ties from Sisters What are a very quick project to make that requires no sewing!

the DIY hair scrunchies stacked on top of each other on a small stand with two more scrunchies lying next to the stand on a counter

10. How to Make a Scrunchie. Scrunchies are all the rage and you won’t believe how easy they are to make! Learn how to make a scrunchie in just a few minutes that are exactly like what you would buy in the store!

collage of images showing how to make hair bows

11. Vinyl Hair Bow Clips from Make It and Love It look like leather, but they’re a lot more affordable!

12. Felt Bow with Tails from Craftiness is Not Optional. (I think these are my very favorite!)

collage of 6 hair bow tutorials

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