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GOOD HAIR DAY – A touch of hippie and a touch of Grande Dame. These style headbands hold hair perfectly in form and create a good mood, instantly. Read on to see how to make…

Wrap Headband Streetstyle

Totally elegant seen on the streets! Bright silk prints or solid-color cottons – headbands are the perfect way to put fabric scraps to good use and elevate your entire outfit.


+ Silk print fabric
+ Approx. 15 cm (6") of elastic (2.5 cm/1" wide)
+ Thread
+ Ruler
+ Chalk pencil
+ Straight pins
+ Scissors

Wrap Headband Steps 1 2

Step 1: First cut 2 pieces of fabric, each 52 × 18 cm (20 ½" x 7"). On each piece, press one long edge to wrong side, twice 0.5 cm (3/16") wide, press, and edgestitch in place.

Step 2: Fold one piece in half widthwise, right side facing in. Pin unhemmed long edge closed. Stitch 1 cm (3/8") from this edge, leaving 3 cm (1¼") open before fold.

Wrap Headband Steps 3 4

Step 3: Press allowance to wrong side, twice 0.5 cm (3/16") wide, and pin in place.

Step 4: Edgestitch allowance in place, as far as possible.

Wrap Headband Steps 5 6

Step 5: Pull the second fabric piece through the opening and fold in half. Close the long side seam on this piece, ending approx. 3 cm (1¼") from the fold.

Step 6: On this opening press seam allowance to wrong side and edgestitch in place (see Steps 3 and 4). The two fabric pieces are now twisted together at the centre of the headband.

Wrap Headband Steps 7 8

Step 7: Cut a piece of fabric, 7 cm x 18 cm (2¾" x 7"). Fold in half lengthwise, right side facing in. Stitch 1 cm (3/8") from long edge. Press seam open. Turn right side out.

Step 8: Pull elastic into this fabric tube. Tip: Attach a safety pin to one end of the elastic and use it as a tool to pull elastic into the tube.

Wrap Headband Steps 9 10

Step 9: Fold each end of the fabric tube to wrong side, 1 cm (3/8") wide, and pin folded-under end to end of elastic. The fabric is gathered loosely along the elastic.

Step 10: Gather both ends of the twisted turban unit to match the ends of the elastic (2.5 cm/1"). Slide the fabric ends into the ends of the fabric tube with elastic and edgestitch closed.

Wrap Headband finished

Finished! Wear with your favorite outfits day or night and even add some embellishments if you like.

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    May 15, 2018, 03.23 PMby Beauutilovve

    Thank you.. I always wanted to make these, I’m loving yours.

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