How do you make headbands from scrap fabric?

How do you make headbands from scrap fabric?


  1. Cut the Fabric and Elastic. Cut out two fabric pieces: one 18″ x 4¾” and one 9″ x 1¾”.
  2. Fold and Press. Fold both fabric pieces lengthwise in half, right sides together, and press along the folded edge.
  3. Stitch the Edges Together.
  4. Press the Headband.
  5. Press the Ends.
  6. Make the Elastic Portion.
  7. Attach the Elastic.

What can I make with old T-shirt scraps?

Get those crafting scissors ready!

  1. Turn them into baskets.
  2. Give them to your dog.
  3. Cut them into headbands.
  4. Add some beads.
  5. Sew them into a quilt.
  6. Use them to hang your plants.
  7. Braid them into bracelets.
  8. Decorate your light fixtures.

How do you make a fabric headband without elastic?

There’s no elastic- it’s just two strips of fabric sewn together and flipped around. (or just one piece if you don’t make it reversible) I do recommend using a knit fabric as the extra bit of stretch will make the headband stay in place a bit better.

What can I make out of t-shirt fabric?

The stretchy knit fabrics in t-shirts are perfect for stretchy crafts, like market tote bags, headbands, beanies, and infinity scarves. If you can find a project that you like that calls for a knit and you can salvage a large enough piece of t-shirt fabric (or make one by piecing), anything goes!

How do you make a braided rug out of a t-shirt?

Make a Braided T-shirt Rug

  1. Step 1: Cut It. 2 More Images.
  2. Step 2: Braid It. After you have prepared all of your t-shirts and made them into yarn, it’s time to start your braid.
  3. Step 3: Coil It. Start pre coiling your rug.
  4. Step 4: Sew It. Start sewing your braid together.
  5. Step 5: Lay It.
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