How to make a hairpin?
Fashion for decoration changes every season: Today in the fashion of gold, and tomorrow - inlaid with rhinestones, and a month later, fashion includes jewelry with the simplest design. But still, there are decorations that are considered classics, they are popular regardless of the fashion trends. One of these accessories is a hairpin in the form of a flower or bow. You can buy a fashionable decoration or learn how to make a hairpin with your own hands, and create an ornament yourself. After all, a homemade thing will always be doubled. Also, as a rule, it brings twice as much pleasure and pleasure.
Hairpins made of ribbons
If you have to taste the jewelry inromantic style, create a masterpiece from the ribbon. To do this you will need a tape, the width of which is approximately four centimeters, and the length is about one and a half to two meters (it will depend on the desired puffiness of the hairpin). So, you need to cut the tape into an equal number of pieces. The length of one piece of blanks should be four centimeters, the second - three centimeters, the rest - one and a half to two centimeters. The two upper corners of each harvested piece must be rounded.
Next, you should light a candle, and over its firescorch the tape. This is done so that it does not crumble. In places, the cut must be carried over the flame while not touching it. If it is supposed that the petals of the flower should turn out to be curved, keep the material above the fire at a height of two to three centimeters.
Before you make a hairpin of ribbons, youYou will need to buy a base for it. You can easily find the thing you need in a notary department or in a store with goods for needlework. The part to which the flower will be attached, circle on the felt, cut out the received figure. On it you should collect a flower. Start with the largest petals. Next, you need to sew them in a circle to the base, at the bottom, in the middle laying a small crease. Then follows a series of smaller parts that are superimposed on the first layer. When you make a flower from ribbons, you will only have to put in the core a large bead of the color you like.
You can update the old clip-clip usingflower from polymer clay. Get the clay of the color you like. You can also use neutral shades of material - beige or white, then the future decoration can be decorated with acrylic. If you are interested in how to make a hairpin, then follow the instructions below.
Take a piece of polymer clay and roll itin a ball about one centimeter in diameter. Dissolve the material, making it a thin layer. Give the piece an oval shape. If you intend to blind a bud with uneven petals (carnations, peonies, etc.), cut the edge with a special plasticine stack or an ordinary knife. In order to give the texture it is possible to attach a flap of tissue or a toothpick to squeeze out the streaks.
You can collect the flower as well as the tissue,laying out the details in rows in a circle. The finished product is applied to your hair clip and pressed lightly, so that the base of the flower becomes the same shape as the surface of the hair clip. If you used self-hardening polymer clay, then it should be left for twenty-four hours to dry. The clay, which requires a temperature treatment, put in the oven for a certain time, specified in the manual.
The finished flower can be painted with acrylicpaints, and after drying it is covered with a layer of varnish. It is necessary to rub it with fine sandpaper of the place where the hairpin and flower are joined, then degrease the areas. Both parts are applied with glue, and the elements are connected. Now, knowing how to make a hairpin on your own, you can make jewelry for every taste.