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Making Faux Leather Hair Bows With The Cricut

Oh my gosh you guys, have you tried making faux leather hair bows with the Cricut? I feel a new addiction coming on. They are so fun to make and so pretty when completed. These will be so fun for the holidays for young and old. You can also sell them to earn a little extra Christmas cash.

I bought some really fun faux leather from Amazon, which I will link below. I bought the files from Design Bundles, which I will also link below.

Materials I Used For This Project

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Project Instructions

Here’s a process video to go along with this tutorial.

Use Cricut Strong Grip Transfer Tape to secure the Glitter Faux Leather in place. It will help keep the bits of glitter off the mat during cutting.

Make Faux Leather Hair Bows With The Cricut
Strong Grip Transfer Tape

Here you can see the Strong Grip Transfer Tape under the Glitter Faux Leather.

See the Strong Grip Transfer Tape on the mat under the faux leather.

Cover edges with painters tape. Cut using the Fine Point Blade. Use the Faux Leather (Paper Thin) setting. I use the “More” setting for this. In my experience I have had to cut the faux leather more than once. To do this, do NOT unload your mat. Check after each cut to make sure the faux leather is cut all the way through.

The edges of the faux leather covered in painters tape.

Here’s what the Transfer Tape looks like after cutting out the bows and removing the excess Glitter Faux Leather. All that glitter on the Transfer Tape would have been all over your mat.

See the glitter on top of the Strong Grip Transfer Tape.

For the pink bow place faux leather face down on a Cricut Strong Grip Mat, without using the Strong Grip Transfer Tape. Place painters tape around the edges to secure it. Then cut your bows out using the same settings as mentioned above.

The Finished Product

This one would make a really cute Christmas bow.

Make Faux Leather Hair Bows With The Cricut
A fun Christmas bow.

This one is perfect for a formal occasion or for Christmas as well.

Make Faux Leather Hair Bows With The Cricut
Could be used as a bow for a formal occasion.

Just for fun!

Make Faux Leather Hair Bows With The Cricut
Fun bow for any occasion.

If you have any questions or need help with anything, please reach out to me in the Comments section.

Until next time.


You can get the the earring Design Space file below by filling out the form. I made those with Faux Leather as well. I got the idea for these from Amy Romeau. You can check out her blog post on these here.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Lisa

    The bows you have made are so pretty and you have explained how to make them in an easy step by step way.
    With instructions like these, I could make something like this even though I have not made anything like this before.
    Thank you for the great post.
    Have a good week.

    1. Hi Lisa,

      Thank you so much for your sweet comment. I’m so happy you found this helpful.


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