Bow/Hair Clip Q&A

I’ve had a few questions about where I get my clips that I stick the bows on and how to line the clip with ribbon.  So I’m going to do a little Q & A for everyone just in case you were wondering too.

Question #1:  Where do I get my bow clips from?

I get them from Sally Beauty Supply.  I’m sure any beauty supply place would have them though.  The box says “Metal Double Prong Clips.”  It has 100 clips in it and it cost around five dollars.  If I did my math right that’s about five cents per clip.  Not too bad!

Question #2: How do you line the clip with ribbon?

On the back side of the clip put a dot of hot glue and then put the end of your ribbon on top of the glue.  I have found that 3/8 inch ribbon covers the clip perfectly.

Flip it over and put a dot of hot glue on top and wrap your ribbon up and around the clip.

Open your clip and put a dot of hot glue on the inside and wrap your ribbon around and in the hair clip.  If your worried about the clip falling out of your little girls hair you can cut a small piece of shelf/drawer liner (you know, the grippy rubbery stuff) and hot glue a little strip of that inside the hair clip. 

If you have any other bow making questions, let me know!

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7 Responses to Bow/Hair Clip Q&A

  1. Thanks so much!!!! I love the non slip tip!!! I think that is an amazing tip!!!! Thanks for all the other tips and designs you have been giving!!!! I have a 5 and a half month old grand daughter…she doesn’t have much hair!!!! But I am so excited waiting for it!!!!! Her mom, my daughter had no hair and stayed about the same until she was four….and then she wouldn’t wear anything in her hair!!!!! So I have already been using the hairbands and getting bows ready for her!!!

  2. Lindsey says:

    What a great tutorial! I’m glad the Salon Care Clips come in so handy! =)

  3. Ashley G. says:

    Love these bows, so cute! Have lots of ribbon and needed some projects to use it up. Just one question… do you know if they require a hairstylist license to purchase things at Sally’s? I’ve been in there before but had always heard you could not purchase anything unless you have a stylist license. Michael’s has some clips, but I don’t remember seeing these particular ones there. Love all of your different bows, can’t wait to try some. =)

  4. Shirley says:

    how do you attach elastic band?

    • Ten Cow Chick says:

      I’ve never done elastic band before. I think you could probably sew one on with a needle and thread though.

  5. Rebekah says:

    Where do you buy your alligator clips??

  6. Rebekah says:

    Sorry, ignore the last comment, I didn’t see that you answered that….oops

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