How to Make a Bow Bracelet

I used half of an old t-shirt sleeve for my fabric, but you can use whatever!

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How to Make a Bow Bracelet
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First start with your chunk of fabric

First start with your chunk of fabric

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Then (if needed) trim so it's a straight line

Then (if needed) trim so it's a straight line

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Wrap it around your wrist, to make sure it fits correctly (the fit should be loose, so you can slip it on and off)

Wrap it around your wrist, to make sure it fits correctly (the fit should be loose, so you can slip it on and off)

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Place the fabric face up

Place the fabric face up

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And fold it in half so the ugly side is now facing up (it will be flipped inside out later)

And fold it in half so the ugly side is now facing up (it will be flipped inside out later)

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Sew across the edge, leaving enough space for it to be turned right side out

Sew across the edge, leaving enough space for it to be turned right side out

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I sewed across the edge of the old seam

I sewed across the edge of the old seam

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Once flipped, you should have a small tube

Once flipped, you should have a small tube

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If you are having trouble making the tube

If you are having trouble making the tube

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Take a knitting needle or pencil and shove it through the tube, until it goes all the way through

Take a knitting needle or pencil and shove it through the tube, until it goes all the way through

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You might have to take it out and move it around to get it through, just make sure not to take the seam out

You might have to take it out and move it around to get it through, just make sure not to take the seam out

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Now make the center of the bow

Now make the center of the bow

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Start by flipping it over, so the seam is face up in the middle

Start by flipping it over, so the seam is face up in the middle

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Put your index finger in the seam and push up to make a little mountain

Put your index finger in the seam and push up to make a little mountain

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Pinch the mountain and remove your index finger

Pinch the mountain and remove your index finger

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Now holding the center with your index finger and thumb

Now holding the center with your index finger and thumb

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Use your other hand to fold the sides up along your fingers, and pinch it together

Use your other hand to fold the sides up along your fingers, and pinch it together

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Making the bow shape

Making the bow shape

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Now turn on the hot glue gun to warm up

Now turn on the hot glue gun to warm up

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While it's warming, make the small strip that will go over the inside, to hide the glue marks. I used the scrap from making my edge straight

While it's warming, make the small strip that will go over the inside, to hide the glue marks. I used the scrap from making my edge straight

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I cut along the top to make mine

I cut along the top to make mine

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Put glue in the folds of the bow

Put glue in the folds of the bow

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Now stretch your strip to make it curl a bit, and look nicer

Now stretch your strip to make it curl a bit, and look nicer

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You're going to place it over the fronts middle, and glue it twice in the back. Once on the bow

You're going to place it over the fronts middle, and glue it twice in the back. Once on the bow

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And once to fold over the excess

And once to fold over the excess

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It should look like this after being glued

It should look like this after being glued

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Now bring the ends together and stitch them up, make sure to leave room to slip it on and off your wrist

Now bring the ends together and stitch them up, make sure to leave room to slip it on and off your wrist

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And you're finished! I like to pinch the sewed ends when I put it on, just to make sure they don't pop. Comment any questions and concerns and I'll try to answer

And you're finished! I like to pinch the sewed ends when I put it on, just to make sure they don't pop. Comment any questions and concerns and I'll try to answer

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