Christmas bows kanzashi

Why are the bows presented in the master class called Christmas? Their appearance echoes the theme of the winter holiday. Red-green ensemble of satin and reps ribbons resembles a decorated Christmas tree. Also, a special ribbon with a New Year's decor was chosen, which today is easy to find in stores. You should also pay attention to the precious homemade center, which resembles the sparkle of frost patterns. You can make this holiday option if you liked it. For convenience and quick selection of accessories, a detailed list of materials and stages of bows are given.
Christmas bows kanzashi

For one beautiful Christmas bow you will need the following set of accessories:
  • - 4 pieces of satin ribbon of green color - 4 * 9 cm;
  • - 1 piece of sparkling green brocade - 2 * 18 cm;
  • - 4 pieces of a rep ribbon with a New Year's pattern (with the image of Christmas trees, snowflakes, deer or another variant) in red - 2.5 * 8 cm;
  • - 1 cut of satin ribbon of green color - 1.2 * 10 cm;
  • - 6 squares of satin ribbon of green color - 2.5 * 2.5 cm;
  • - 6 squares of green brocade - 2 * 2 cm;
  • - 6 red beads with a diameter of 8 mm;
  • - 4 semi-beads of white color with a diameter of 1 cm;
  • - 1 green semi-bean with a diameter of 8 mm;
  • - 36 white beads with a diameter of 3 mm;
  • - strass sparkling silver chain about 8 cm long;
  • - 39 pieces of small green beads;
  • - 2 golden hugs in the form of bells;
  • - 2 green (gold) laces 8 cm long (or make one cut 1 cm longer than the second);
  • - felt base of white color (a small square to create a beautiful middle);
  • - an elastic band or a clip, an automatic hairpin or a pin - any basis of an ornament chosen by you.

Christmas bows kanzashi

In the process, you need to perform several steps: prepare an interesting center of half beads, strass chains and beads, make loops for the bow and assemble a chic model, model the tassels.

How to make Christmas bows with their own hands

1. Types of materials presented in the first photo. A required number of segments, beads and hugs indicated in the list.
Christmas bows kanzashi

2. Red rep ribbon with New Year's pattern (Christmas trees, snowflakes) looks very beautiful.This is the first highlight of the proposed jewelry. Cut the pieces on both sides with a cigarette lighter and make loops. View loops shown in the second photo.
Christmas bows kanzashi

3. Another layer of the bow will be satin, composed of green and red stripes. Align the lengths in length, as shown in the third photo, and sing along the ends.
Christmas bows kanzashi

4. Make 4 more red-green loops.
5. Glue the prepared loops among themselves by grades. In the fifth photo you can see that the X-shaped rep and satin blanks should turn out. Make a double loop for the bow from the brocade strip, sticking both sides together in the center.
Christmas bows kanzashi

6. Make the basis of the decoration, as shown in the sixth photo. Use all previously prepared layers, as well as a thin green ribbon for winding.
Christmas bows kanzashi

7. Beautiful middle - another highlight, offered in this lesson. It is easy to make yourself, focusing on the seventh photo. Put a green half bead on a piece of white felt. Further around sheathe white beads, but the thread should not be visible. After that, glue the strass chain around the circumference. At this stage, you can stop or continue the simulation.
Christmas bows kanzashi

Christmas bows kanzashi

8. If you want to make a smart middle, then add another row of white beads around the circumference. Then sew the green beads.Only after that cut the excess felt with manicure scissors. In the eighth photo you can see that the first row of beads consists of 12 pieces, the second - of 24 pieces.
9. Now take up the brushes, looking at the ninth photo that you need to work. Prepare square pieces of green satin and brocade, green laces, hugs and beads.
Christmas bows kanzashi

Christmas bows kanzashi

10. From pairs of squares form beautiful sharp kanzashi petals. The stages of modeling are clearly shown in the tenth photo.
11. Make long tassels, based on the laces. On the eleventh photo you can see that the upper edge of the laces should be left free, and on the opposite side stick 3 sharp double petals, press the resulting bouquets with huggers, strung red beads.

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