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Old 07-19-2007, 07:22
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Default Dragonfly Hip Girl Hair Bow Clip Instruction

The dragonfly wing is a basic hair bow with 2 larger loops and 2 smaller loops.
Click Here to view basic bow folding technique. Technique a) is for butterfly wing.

1. 1/4" ribbon, cut 10.5", measure 1" from one end and fold. 2. fold again as shown, So 2 big loops 2.75" each, 2 small loops 2.25" each, plus 0.25" ease on both ends. Use the creases as guideline when folding the bow.

3. right angle: for dragonfly 4. wrong angle: for butterfly, loop too full 5. adjust if needed so size of the loops are same6.

7. 8. 9. back view. 10. done. you can apply glue at the point of clip when you fold the bow (step 3,5,6,7,8). Or you can sew it together at this time.

11. 3/8" ribbon, cut 3.1", attenna on the end. Mark a dot as shown. Click here to see how to make antenna.

12. top view

13. side view


15. glue body on as shown. 16. back view 17. fold antenna end up.
18. 19. hot glue dragonfly on clip. Apply small amount glue on tail too. The difference between image 18 and 19 is the wing. image 19 =image 9. image 18=image 10. Pick one you like.
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