More scraps, more hair bows XD This time its a typical JD style double fabric bow. This is another one which has been sitting on my reader’s request list for so long that I can’t find who originally requested it >_< If it was you I’m sorry and let me know in the comments so I can update this!

End result:

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

What you need:

  • Fabric (scraps are usually enough)
  • Scissors, needle, thread
  • Sewing machine/overlocker if you don’t want to hand stitch
  • Pen or something pointy

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Cut your pieces out first. You need 2 large rectangles, 2 slightly smaller rectangles and a little one for the middle tie.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Place the two sets of rectangles on top of each other, good sides of the fabric facing in.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Stitch around  3 and 1/2 sides of the first rectangle set. I used an overlocker but you can do it on a sewing machine or hand stitch just as easily.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Repeat on the other set of rectangles and also on the long sides of the middle tie.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

So you should have something like this where one side has a gap in it…

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Open that gap up a bit…

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

And turn the rectangle inside out.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

You’ll get something like this:

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Using the tip of a pen or something pointy, poke inside and use it to wiggle the corners into points.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Now you have something like this:

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Repeat on the other rectangle set.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Thread your needle.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Next fold the edges of the hole inside so it fits with the rest of the side.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Stitch it shut!

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

And now you’ve got this…

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Put the small one on top of the large one.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Pinch in the middle so it forms a crease.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Stitch the crease in place. I generally just wrap the thread around the middle.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Time to cover it up.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Take the left over piece and fold the edges in towards the middle.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Wrap it around the thread in the middle.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Stitch the back of it in place!

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Add a clip or brooch to the back and that’s it!

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Fabric choice matters a lot with these bows, they generally look better with stiff fabric like this cord or thick satin as it holds shape better. From here you could easily decorate with pearls, extra ribbons or anything you like. I think this fabric looks nice enough as is though because it had a fairly busy pattern already.

JD Style Double Layer Hair Bow

Easy!