How to Make a Tulle Hair Bow

Tulle is a versatile material that you can use to create a number of accessories including hair bows. Making a tulle hair bow is quite simple and once you have the technique down, you can create a hair bow for every occasion using colored, patterned, or even glitter tulle.
 
Materials:
6″ spool of tulle 3/8″ grosgrain ribbon (your choice of color or pattern) 3/8″ black grosgrain ribbon Glue gun Measuring tape Scissors Thread Alligator hair clip
 
Instructions:
1. Cut a piece of tulle that is 3 yards in length.
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2. Line the alligator hair clip with the black grosgrain ribbon and use the hot glue gun to secure it in place.
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3. Fold the tulle so that the each layer is 12 ” long.
 
4. Begin folding the tulle accordion style with each segment being approximately 1-1/2″.
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5. Pinch the tulle in the middle.
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6. Wrap the thread around the middle tightly and tie it off.
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7. Cut a small piece of the colored/patterned ribbon and hot glue it to the center. It should cover up the thread.
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8. Hot glue the bow to the alligator clip. 

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One thought

  1. Grab your tulle bow. Use the side with raw edges to determine the middle point of your bow. Gather the tulle from one raw edge to the other.

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