{10 Crafty Days of Halloween} Spider Web Felt Bow

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Spooky Felt Bow 9

Day 6! In my world of all things boys, I gotta get my girly fix in now and then. Thank goodness several of my friends have girls that I can create frilly little things for. Today I’m showing you how to whip up a Halloweenified bow out of felt. These babies are ridiculously easy and so cute. Once I got started I couldn’t stop, so all of my friends daughters will be rocking a spider web felt bow this Halloween. Link up your Halloween crafts HERE.

Felt (an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet will make several bows)
Hot Glue Gun
Rotary Cutter or Scissors
Halloween Embellishments (found in the scrapbook section)
Headband or Hair Clip

Spooky Felt Bow 1

Step 1: Cut the felt into 3 strips – 6 x 1.5 inches, 5 x 1.5 inches and 2.5 x .5 inches.

Spooky Felt Bow 2

Step 2: Take the 6 x 1.5 inch strip of felt and hot glue the ends to the middle of the strip, making a bow, as shown in the picture below.

Spooky Felt Bow 3
Step 3: With the seam at the bottom, pinch the felt to give the bow a dimpled look. You will be make an “M” shape. Place a small dab of hot glue in between all of the folds to hold them in place.

Spooky Felt Bow 4
Spooky Felt Bow 5

Step 4: Find the center of the 5 x 1.5 inch strip of felt and hot glue the bow to the middle of the strip. Cut a “V” at the ends of the 5 x 1.5 inch strip.

Spooky Felt Bow 6

Step 5: Take the 2.5 x .5 inch strip of felt and hot glue it around the center of the bow, making sure that the end of the felt is at the bottom. Cut off any remaining felt.

Spooky Felt Bow 7

Step 6: Place a dab of hot glue on the Halloween scrapbooking embellishment and attach to the center of the bow.

Spooky Felt Bow 8

Step 7: Attach the bow to a headband or hair clip. Place on head and wear.

Spooky Felt Bow 10

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I'm Vanessa and it's my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. I suffer from craft ADHD, regularly working on at least 10 projects at the same time and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it. My first craft book, Party in a Jar, was published in 2014. I look forward to crafting with you!

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