Vegan leather” is an animal-free alternative to traditional leather and is becoming increasingly popular for its environmental and ethical benefits. This article explores the various types of vegan leather, the benefits of using it, and the drawbacks. Vegan leather is a type of synthetic or faux leather made from various plant-based materials such as cork, […]
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How to make faux leather bows?
Hairbows are the symbol of power, confidence, and believing-ness. You can quickly make these cute (little and big) leather bows at home. Hair bows are the perfect accessory.
What do you need to make those pretty leather bows?
You will have to make several trips to get such beautiful hair accessories.
- Leather is the favorite to make hair bows, though you can also make bows with a cloth. Leather thick strips are the favorite for these bows as they are broader and more durable than standard leather strips and look quite good.
- Hair accessories – Barrettes and French clips, tic tac clips (snap clips), alligator clips, bobby pins, comb clips, butterfly clips, fabric, plastic /metal hairbands, thin slides, hair pins, and hair ties and scrunchies to attach the hair bows.
- Glue – robust and fast-drying glue – instant glue is better but be careful with the hands.
- Sewing needle and thread in matching colors
- Other odds and ends to embellish the bows like buttons, sequins, beads, rhinestones, etc
Making faux leather bows for the girls has become a new favorite thing. Whether cutting them by hand or with your Silhouette, they’re an easy project, and designs are endless.
The Candy Corn Hair Bow: The bottom has black and white stripes, and the top is faux corn leather.
For the smaller bow: For the faux leather, You should use orange and black polka dots and a Halloween print.
LIST OF SUPPLIES:
- Cricut Explore Air 2 or Maker
- Hair Bow Templates images
- Material (faux leather, glitter canvas, thin leather, pattern canvas, felt, foam sheets, card stock, etc.)
- glue gun & glue sticks
- hair bow clips
Cut the pieces for the bow
- Cut the faux leather with scissors or a Circuit cutting machine to cut the fake leather pieces for the bow.
- Glue pieces together.
- Glue the bow pieces together using a hot glue gun. To see where to glue and attach pieces.
- Attach the bow to a clip or headband or use it as a beautification.
- There are so many ways to use these bows! Attach a hook, use it as varnishing on a larger craft, attach it to a headband or come up with your unique idea! Pretty bows on different clips.
- Next, lift the material off the mat. If some pieces are still attached or if you have strayed, use scissors to cut them off.
- Tips: Cut thick textured faux leather face down. (See image for reference). Pieces that are still attached should pop out when you tug on them.
- For the pink bow with the heart.
- As many of you know, you can use a heat press, but to show how easy it is, I applied it using a home iron on the highest heat setting with no steam.
Assembling your Hair Bows by hand
Assembling your hair bows is very easy. Save the bottom piece for last and work on putting together your bows. Follow the directions that came with your bow template. Not all templates have instructions, so you might have to wing it. For most of the bows done, glue the ends to the middle of the pattern. Pattern side up. Pinch for a few seconds and go on to the next part. You’ll want to glue all the pieces together, wrap the middle piece around and glue, and then glue your alligator clip.
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What is PU Leather?
PU leather is synthetic leather. The leather product makes from polyurethane (PU) and other real thing. It is a type of artificial leather polymer that is in plastic form. PU leather uses in the fashion industry. The reason is that it has a soft and supple texture that is in different shapes. It also does […]
Hairbows are the symbol of power, confidence, and believing-ness. You can quickly make these cute (little and big) leather bows at home. Hair bows are the perfect accessory. What do you need to make those pretty leather bows? You will have to make several trips to get such beautiful hair accessories. Leather is the favorite […]