How do you make just simple bows like the boutique hair bows?

Looking to make simple bows and all the basic types?  You certainly will want to check out Secrets to Hair Bow Success to learn 18 styles of hair bows that are the most popular ones and also the best place for a beginner to start their bow making adventure.

You can also check out this blog post if you want to learn how to make a layered boutique bow.

There are a variety of bows that are considered “boutique” so if you have a specific one you are looking for, just let me know and I’ll see what I can do to help!  For example, all three photos below are considered boutique bows and you can see they are VERY different.



From left to right these bows are Boutique Bow, Layered Boutique Bow, and Twisted Boutique Bow.

As you can see from the photos, the name “boutique bow” can be used for a variety of styles so it just depends on what the person who created the hairbow has decided to call it.  The photo on the left and also the one on the right are the more simple style bows that come with the label “boutique” and are some of the very first ones you’ll want to learn how to make once you start.

It might be overwhelming at first when you take a look at the hundreds and thousands of different hairbows you can learn how to make.  Don’t worry! Just take one at a time…start with the easy bows for beginners then you can work on some of the more detailed ones.

Here are the most popular types of hair bows:

Basic Boutique Bow: (there are 2 ways to make this and in “Secrets to Hair Bow Success” I show you both ways since you might like one better than the other, even though they have the same outcome).


Pinwheel Bow:  This is a basic bow you can make with a couple steps.  The only thing needed is ribbon and a needle and thread to stitch the center together.


Twisted Boutique Bow:  While this hairbow is a little challenging at first, it’s a good idea to practice it and start making it as a beginner because you’ll want to use this often in your layered boutique bows.


If you want to see more of the most popular types of hair bows, take a look at the bows you can find for sale on and you’ll get some good ideas of what is currently selling.

Learn how to make a layered boutique bow with this easy to follow video.  I’ll show you each part of the bow you need to make plus how to attach all the pieces together for a beautiful layered hair bow.  You can use almost any type and size of ribbon you prefer to make your bow unique and beautiful.   If you liked it, please leave me a tip through Paypal below the video! :)

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