Welcome to Fabric Bows and More. I have compiled several bow, flower, headband tutorials together in one place. Most of the tutorials I have found online searching for things to make. I hope you will find a few that you like whether it be for your daughters or yourself. Don't forget to click on the "Older Posts" at the bottom over to the right to see more samples.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Felt Poppy Flower Tutorial by How Joyful

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make this flower.  This tutorial has a printable download with 8 different sizes.


Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Link Party No.11 "Will See It Wednesday"

Welcome to my Link Party No.11 "Will See It Wednesday" .  Click the "Read More" link below to enter your projects. 

How To Make A Simple Bow by Pink Stitches

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make this simple bow.


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

What I Made This Weekend #15

I found these Flower Centers at Hobby Lobby a few weeks and love them in the centers of my bows.  Here are a few bows I made this weekend with them. 


Here is what the packages look like they have 10 flowers per pack and are $2.99  unless they are on sale or you have a 40% off coupon.  They have solid colors and multi color packs.  They are solid on the bottom so you can glue them right to your fabric.  These are found in the scrapbook section by the brads.


Felt Daisy by How Joyful

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make these daisy flowers.  This tutorial has a printable download with 4 different sizes. 


Saturday, June 25, 2011

Rosettes by Secrets D’ Atelier

I had to use a translator for this tutorial so I will just post it here (I did not come up with this idea but it is brilliant!  I have seen these Rosettes and always wondered how they made them now I know. 


Friday, June 24, 2011

Anthropologie Inspired Necklace Tutorial by How Joyful

I had to share this Necklace Tutorial it is so cute!  Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make this necklace. If you did not want the necklace the flower is adorable and would look great as a flower in your hair or as a brooch.


DIY Fabric Flower Tutorial by Hyper-Tension

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make these flowers.


Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sponsor Product Review

iusb_760x100_8003479Jeni from The Fancy Schmancy Boutique is one of our new sponsors and sent me one of her tutorials from her Etsy shop called: No SEW Pouting Princess Fabric Flower PDF to try out and review.

First of all I have never actually gone out and purchased a bow tutorial, so one of the things I have to consider is whether or not I would want to purchase this tutorial after having used and reviewed it.

These are some of the things I really liked about Jeni's tutorial:

  • · It was very easy to read, the text was nice and large; I did not even need to put on my reading glasses!
  • · The tutorial was very nicely put together so that basically anyone, even a first-timer could figure it out.
  • · There are a lot of very helpful pictures. I love good pictures showing how to do something, it is much easier to follow than just plain text.
  • · Directions included suggestions on how to create the flower either smaller or larger as well as how to cut your fabric without the edges fraying.

I ended up making two different bows with the No Sew Pouting Princess Fabric Flower Tutorial one is more of a dressy look with satin and lace the other was made with 4 different color/patterns of fabric.

Here are some pictures of the two flowers I made by following the directions in the tutorial:


So my final thoughts..... I highly recommend The Fancy Schmancy Boutique's No SEW Pouting Princess Fabric Flower tutorial . It is clear, concise, and easy to follow, all the features are excellent and the end result is fantastic! So would I buy it? Most definitely! I consider it worth every penny of the $6.95 asking price, and right now you can even get it through the end of June for 15% off!

Just Click Here to go to Jeni's Etsy site and use the code: june2011.  Here are a few of the tutorials you will find on the Fancy Schmancy Boutique's Etsy site:


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Ribbon Embellished Hair Bows by Chica and Jo

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make these hair bows.


Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Link Party No.10 "Will See It Wednesday"

Welcome to my Link Party No.10 "Will See It Wednesday" .  Click the "Read More" link below to enter your projects. 

Sponsor Giveaway Winners

Please contact me and I will forward your info to the sponsors. Do not contact them directly.

Ribbon Retreat winner is: Rachel said...  My favorite item from The Ribbon Retreat is the posh pettiskirt. My daughter would love it!

Twinking Tees winner is: Diva Locks said... I love the My School My Team Rocks shirts from Twinkling Tees

Bead Creations Internationals winner is: GiGi Bug said… I love the I love you to the moon and back stamped necklaces.

Fabric Bows and More winner isConnie said...  I love your blog and can not wait to see your posts everyday.

The Fancy Schmancy Boutique is: Mekei said... at fancy schmancy i like the pattern 5 pack - no sew flowers (though i like to sew)

Lace Flower Hair Pin Tutorial by My Girlish Whims

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make this hair pin.


Monday, June 20, 2011

Flower Power by Love laugh Sew

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make this flower.


Saturday, June 18, 2011

Five Sponsor Giveaway–Ends Tuesday Morning

First of all I wanted to thank our sponsors for participating in our Giveaway and thank you “Readers” for reading my blog.

You can enter this giveaway up to 7 times.

1. “Become a Follower” Fabric Bows and More (upper right hand corner). Please note what giveaway you would like enter.

2.  Go to one or more of these sponsors (see below) website and tell us what your favorite items is (up to 5 entries one for each sponsor).

3.  Facebook about this giveaway with the link. Please note what giveaway you would like to enter.

See 5 Sponsors below.

The Ribbon Retreat:

The Ribbon Retreat has now been in business for 5 years and we've enjoyed every minute of it!  We love providing great products at competitive prices!  Our goal is to be a one stop shop, which is why we now sell fabric, patterns, and everything you need to go with it.  We pride ourselves in carrying name brand, quality products.

We carry over 120 different shades of grosgrain in 6+ sizes and have hundreds of printed ribbons. We offer unique items such as Double Ruffle Ribbon, 1/8" Grosgrain, Moonstitch Grosgrain, Made to Match Gymboree Ribbon Mixes, and much more. We know crafters love Ric Rac -- and we have it in 25 colors and 3 different sizes.

We have a fun "Sweet Deal" every Wednesday at 8 am MST, where we sell products for an amazing deal in limited quantities. Once it's gone, it's gone! Sign up for our newsletter to receive emails so you don't miss out on sales and promotions.

Looking for ideas? We also have a wonderful blog using ribbon and fabric in lots of fun ways!

We'd love to have you come over and check us out!"

The Ribbon Retreat is offering a $25 Gift Certificate to their website and you can also save an additional 10% on all orders until Monday evening the coupon code you can use is:  Fabricbows10 at check out.


Twinkling Tees

Twinkling Tees had its start even before officially being launched online on Labor Day 2007. The very first Twinkling Tee was created for a little girl on her birthday as a one of a kind birthday gift. Soon after, friends and family were clamoring for their own personalized hint of bling - and before long, Twinkling Tees was born!

From that very first birthday gift, Twinkling Tees are now offered in specialty boutiques across the country, and have even gone Hollywood! Celebrities and their children who have owned Twinkling Tees include Jennifer Garner, Jennie Garth, Brooke Burke, Britney Spears, Tori Spelling, Kimora Lee Simmons, Halle Berry, Angie Harmon, and more.

Twinkling Tees is offering a $25 Gift Certificate to their website:


Bead Creations International

Bead Creations International specializes in Hand Stamped Necklaces and offers so many different designs and custom makes with these necklaces.  We also make Adoption, Children’s, Infant Loss, Memorial, Deployment, Pregnancy, Celebrity, Teacher, Graduation, Sports you name it I am sure we can make it.  Best of all they are hand stamped by my husband who does awesome job on these creations.

Bead Creations International is offering a $25 Gift Certificate to their web site.  For ever order placed by Monday you will receive a FREE Mini Polish Cloth (please add this to your notes when ordering).  All necklaces are on sale for 10% off the original price (sale prices does show on each item).


Fabric Bows and More:

Here is what we are giving away 6 bows:


The Fancy Schmancy Boutique:

The Fancy Schmancy Boutique is one of our new sponsors. By purchasing on of their tutorials you can create your own fabric flowers/ headbands and high-end accessories with Jeni’s tutorials.  Jeni’s tutorials are awesome.  I will be trying one out and doing a product review here soon.  J

The Fancy Schmancy Boutique is giving away 2 FREE Bow Tutorials from her Etsy site and offering 15% off her tutorials through the end of June you can use the code: june2011 at check out.  Here are a few samples of some of Jeni’s Tutorials (I can not wait to try them out):


Thursday, June 16, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Link Party No.9 "Will See It Wednesday"

Welcome to my Link Party No.9 "Will See It Wednesday" .  Click the "Read More" link below to enter your projects. 

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011

Petal Hair Clip Tutorial by Inky Paws

Click Here to see the tutorial on how to make this hair clip.  This is so adorable!


What I made this Weekend #14

I made these six bows for our Giveaway this Friday (along with 3 other sponsors).  Come back on Friday for a chance to win all of these bows. 

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Ribbon Flower by Cee Cee’s Creations

I love these flowers! You can watch the video tutorial below.


Friday, June 10, 2011

Blog Swap with A Story With A Princess And Her Hair

I wanted to share a really cool blog with a lot of hair tutorials with you: http://www.princesshairstyles.com/ I have been to this blog many times looking for different things to do with my daughters hair (she has hair to the middle of her butt).  Here are a few of my favorites tutorials (please become one of their followers).

You can click on the pictures for the tutorial links. 


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