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Darling Felt Bows

I don't buy very many hair things for my girls. Why? Well, there are plenty of fun (and easy to make) ideas on Pinterest, so why spend the money, amiright? If I find something cute while I'm out shopping I usually snap a pic so that I can try to make it myself. Sometimes I can whip it up in a couple of hours, sometimes not. It all depends on the complexity of the design/ assembly and, of course how long my girls are down for a snooze. ;)

This darling little bow caught my eye. Simple, yet delightfully cute. I decided to make a few and attach a hair clip to the back. 

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I found this free template from the Kiki & Company blog. She has a step by step guide for making the tiny bows.

No sewing necessary. All you need is colored felt, a glue gun, scissors, and alligator hair clips. Hobby Lobby sells alligator clips in bulk packages.

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I have my felt pieces cut out and ready to glue.

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Bow pattern pieces

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Little helping hands 

I made a couple bows to match with the girls outfits. The alligator clips were slipped under the bow tie band and glued in place.

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Front and back of barrettes

The bows turned out great as hair accessories! They are adorable on piggy tails.

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