Morex Homemade Halloween Bow

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by Anna Heinz, Morex

Morex Homemade Halloween Bow

A great hair accessory for Halloween!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut 2 pieces of the Palermo, Polka Dot and Churchill ribbon. Each piece should be approximately 5-1/2 inch long. Cut dove tails in each end. Use fray check.
  • 2
    Layout as pictured and sew together securely. This will be the back of the ribbon. Threads will not show once finished.
  • 3
    Starting with the Tiny Check ribbon in the middle, make a 4 loop bow small surround bow. Repeat with the Neon Swiss Dot, then Grosgrain Stitch, then Grosgrain Swiss Dot and finishing with the Sugar Dots. Make each bow just a little bit bigger each time, but be sure that no loop is smaller than a 1/2 inch or larger than 3/8 inch. Arrange and glue each together securely then sew to the ribbons used in step 1.
  • 4
    Glue the Tiny Check ribbon to the service of the alligator clip. This helps to hold everything in place.
  • 5
    Glue covered alligator clip to the back of the bow covering over tied threads.
  • 6
    Glue Halloween-themed button or rhinestone to the center.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Morex Palermo Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 3 yard Orange 100392156
  • Morex Polka Dots Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 3 yard White/Black Dots 104442525
  • Morex Churchill Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 3 yard Orange 104192791
  • Morex Sugar Dots Ribbon 7/8 inch x 4 yard Black/Orange 104600929
  • Morex Neon Swiss Dot Ribbon 3/8 inch x 5 yard Neon Tangerine/White 104796638
  • Morex Grosgrain Stitch Ribbon 5/8 inch x 3 yard Black/White Stitch 104194477
  • Morex Grosgrain Swiss Dot Ribbon 3/8 inch x 5 yard Gold Yellow 104194396
  • Morex Tiny Check Ribbon 1/4 inch x 5 yard Black 104194404
  • Nicole™ Crafts Value Pack Jewelry Connection™ 1-3/8 inch Alligator Clip 30 pc. Silver 104240636
  • Embellishments (such as Dress It Up Buttons Glitter Pumpkins 104479705 or Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons Rainbow 104544168 or Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 120 pc. Round Multi-Color 8 mm 104240542)
  • Aleene’s 4 oz. Permanent Fabric Glue 104550867
  • Dritz Fray Check Liquid Seam Sealant 3/4 oz. 104239681
  • Needle and Thread
  • Ruler
  • Sharp Scissors