How to Make Galaxy Bows

by Carli Bryan

A little tutorial of how to easily make bows out of old jean scraps without sewing. Enjoy😘


  • 1 Pair of jeans
  • 1 Pair of scissors
  • Bleach spray bottle
  • Yellow paint
  • Purple paint
  • Blue paint
  • White paint
  • 1 Old toothbrush
  • 1 Hot glue gun
  • 1 Sponge (I use a makeup sponge)
  • Black paint
  • 1 Rubber band
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Start with the bottoms (leg) of an old pair of jeans.

    Step 2

    Cut off about 3 or 4 inches from the bottom.

    Step 3

    Cut a strip about an inch thick.

    Step 4

    Use black paint and a sponge(a paint brush might work better)

    Step 5

    Paint one side of the jean black.

    Step 6

    Using a spray bottle, spray some bleach on the jeans.

    Step 7

    Dip a toothbrush in white paint.

    Step 8

    Splatter some white paint (don't worry, it doesn't have to look perfect) you can also smudge some white on there to look like galaxies.

    Step 9

    It will look like this.

    Step 10

    Dip a sponge into blue paint.

    Step 11

    Dap blue blotches.

    Step 12

    Like this 😊

    Step 13

    Dip the sponge in purple paint.

    Step 14

    Dap near the blue.

    Step 15

    Like this.

    Step 16

    Dip the sponge in yellow paint.

    Step 17

    Dap near the blue and yellow.

    Step 18

    Like this.

    Step 19

    Splatter some more white paint over the entire jean using the toothbrush.

    Step 20

    Dip the end of the toot brush in white paint.

    Step 21

    Poke the jeans all around to look like stars.

    Step 22

    Step 23

    Sludge some with your finger.

    Step 24

    This is how it will look.

    Step 25

    Now, paint that 1 inch strip black on one side. Allow everything to dry COMPLETELY!!!!

    Step 26

    Once dry, flip it over.

    Step 27

    Fold it half way as shown.

    Step 28

    Glue it with a hot glue gun.

    Step 29

    Do the same to the other side.

    Step 30

    Glue it.

    Step 31

    Flip it back over and mess with the shape to like like a bow how you like.

    Step 32

    Hold on place with a rubber band.

    Step 33

    Now flip over that strip of painted jean fabric.

    Step 34

    Old and glue each side like you did with the bow.

    Step 35

    Glue the end of the strip to the back of the bow.

    Step 36

    Then wrap it around and glue it down.

    Step 37

    This is how the end product should look. I hope you enjoyed this! Feel free to comment with any questions πŸ˜˜πŸ‘βœŒπŸŽ€πŸ’‹πŸŒβ­πŸŒ›πŸŒ™πŸŒ πŸŒŒπŸŒπŸŒ“πŸŒ”πŸŒ‘πŸŒšπŸŒ€πŸŒ…