DIY Sequined Heart Hairbow

DIY Sequin Heart Hairbow

Kelly Lanza
Studio DIY

It’s time to get you prepped and ready for Valentine’s Day! And the only way to do that? Sequin heart bows! No matter who you’re saying “I love you” to on this adorable holiday, sequins should definitely be involved. Craft up one of these inexpensive bows for you, or your kiddo, and spread the love!

DIY Sequin Heart Bow Hairclip

Supplies:
Felt
Sequin Trim
Strong Fabric-Safe Glue (I used E-6000, my fave!)
Heart Pattern (Just make your own from cardstock! Mine was 2 1/2″ at it’s widest point.)
Hot Glue Gun
Hair Clip

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Cut out three pieces of felt: One heart, one 12″ by 2.5″ rectangle and one 4″ by 1″ rectangle.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Spread a bit of glue on the point of your heart and attach the end of your sequin trim.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Begin to weave the sequin trim back and forth in lines, adding glue line by line as you go.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Keep going until you have covered the entire heart.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

 

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

You’re likely to have a few spots where you can see the felt popping through around the edges. Pull a few individual sequins off your leftover trim and glue them by hand in those spots to touch it up.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Now you have a perfect sequin heart! If you simply want the heart, go ahead and add a clip or pin to the back. If you want to make the bow (you know you want to!), keep on following!

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Pick up your larger felt rectangle and make it a into a loop by hot gluing the short ends together.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Pinch the bow in the center and wrap your smaller rectangle piece around it. Hot glue to secure and form a bow.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Hot glue your clip to the back of the finished bow.

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Finally, glue your sequin heart to the center of the bow. And you are ready to go for Heart Day!

DIY Sequin Heart Hairclip

Wishing everyone a little bit of love and sparkle this Valentine’s Day!

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Kelly Lanza

Kelly Lanza is the editor and founder of Studio DIY, a crafty party blog celebrating the holidays and the every day. She’s also a freelance blogger, party crafter, sometimes baker and an East Coast transplant living in Los Angeles.

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Rachel Hobson is a freelance craft writer and editor who is obsessed with hand embroidery and all things geektastic and funny. She has a passion for creating community through crafting. She's also a huge space geek, and enjoys living five minutes from Houston's Johnson Space Center where she can get her fill of rockets any time she pleases.

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