felt bow free pattern and tutorial

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Well, you saw that little bow I made for Charlotte…

birdie 5and10 Designs basic dress

I whipped up a pattern for ya so you can make a bunch of your own!

They would be PERFECT stocking stuffers, just sayin’….

I did them assembly line style which worked great!

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

 You’ll need:

the free pattern

wool felt

alligator clips (affiliate link)

glue (I used hot glue)

First, cut out the three pieces from your felt.

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Squeeze a line of glue on one short end of the large bow piece.

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Then fold it over the other end like so, overlapping a little bit.

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Then accordion fold the bow like so and pinch in the middle (I used the clip to hold it in place while I did the other part)

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Then take the bow tail piece and accordion fold it as well, in the middle. Pinch also!

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Layer the two pieces together, making sure they are even and matched up in the center.

Add a dab of glue in between these two pieces.

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Take the bow center piece and glue to the back of the bow, then pull it down around the front, then around to the back again, then glue in place and add a clip underneath

(glue the ends of that into place as best you can)


repeat as desired.

I included a smaller size in the pattern as well that you can play around with! Have fun!

felt bow free pattern and tutorial


  1. AWW!! These are super duper cute! Love.

  2. That is darling! Thanks for the pattern. =)

  3. I *need* to know where you find these gorgeous colors of felt! I haven’t really found anything worth getting excited for around here… by excited I mean pretty or sparkly 🙂

  4. That’s so cute! 🙂
    Thank you very much!
    Love, pamelopee!

  5. super cute! going to try a red one for Christmas.

  6. Love these! I’ve already made 4 big bows for my daughters’ stockings. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Whipped a few of these babies up for my 9 year old daughter to take to some of her friends at school for a little Christmas gift… Thanks! These are adorable! I think I burned my fingers too many times with the hot glue though… they were a little tricky trying to get into the right shape… but they turned out soooo cute!
    Thanks for the free pattern!

  8. These are adorable! And no-sew which is a bonus 🙂

  9. can someone post the measurement of the free pattern pieces? I don’t have a printer and would love to make some! Thank you 🙂

    • the large piece is 7×2.5″, bow middle is 2.75x.75″ and the tie piece is 5×1.5″ with the little triangles cut out of the ends. hope this helps!

  10. !!! There is no option I’m NOT making them! =)

  11. Love these cute bows and thanks for the link to buy the felt. Like mentioned before, the colors are really pretty. And there are so many things you could do with the besides hair bows. Thanks again for the pattern

  12. I used both sizes. I made one for my newborn and one for my 3 year old. . Absolutely perfect sizes and i cant wait to make so many more for them!!! Thank you south for a great tutorial!

  13. Really easy to follow and it looks so sweet! Thanks for the pattern!

  14. these are adorable

  15. I just made a ton for my little girls in every color, and I am OBSESSED! Thank you for the free pattern!!!

  16. synanthrope says

    Omg! Thx sooo much!!! I needed a last-min deco for my friend’s B-Day present. This helped so much! I’m sure she will LOVE it

  17. What kinda glue are you using it?

  18. Is this hard felt or soft felt? Theyre so adorable!!!

  19. Naomi Williamson says

    Hi just wondered if it’s ok to make and sell these?

  20. May I have the permission to make these and sell them? I understand if you decline.


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