Originally Posted by lub bows
I believe the pinwheel bow names says it all. It is shaped like a pinwheel with a flat bow look to it and the firecracker bow has ribbon cuts which are sewn together which are then spiked kinda giving a poofy pom pom look. In my opinion I don't think they are similar.
The 'pinwheel' she linked to is exactly similar to the firecracker bow. It is not the traditional pinwheel you are describing.