headband tutorial

What you need:

-Flower petal template- located HERE
-Sheer fabric
-Felt
-Permanent fabric glue
-Headband (wide bands work best)
-Scissors
-Cardstock


What to do:

-Print the template on cardstock and cut out

-Trace template onto fabric: 12 Large, 20 Medium, 3 Small

To make the large flower:

-Fold in half.



-Fold in half again.

-Make a few quick stitches to hold in place.

-Cut a small circle of felt.

-Sew the folded petals to the edge of the felt circle.



-Sew 8 petals around the edge and 4 in the center, then fluff.

Repeat steps to make the medium flower.



This is a diagram of how I assembled the petals on the headband.



Use small dots of permanent fabric glue to attach the large flower to the side of the headband.



Attach the medium size flower above the larger flower, towards the center.



Now all you have to do is attach petals down the sides.



35 comments:

  1. This is soooo super gorgeous!!! I think I might just have to try it!

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  2. GORGEOUS! So girly and pretty. Definitely need to try one or two of these for my girls!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Lindsay

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  3. Hey there! Just wanted to let you know that I featured a project of yours over at Crafts and Sutch today! Go check it out if you get a chance! :)

    http://craftsandsutch.blogspot.com/2010/09/to-do-tuesday_14.html

    Have a great week!
    Erin :)

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  4. I LOVE this! Thanks for sharing :) You may also like my felt flower tutorial. check it out :)
    miamoodesigns.blogspot.com

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  5. ABSOLUTELY LOVE this! Can't wait to try to make this!

    I'm a new follower too from Make It Yours Day :)

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  6. This is SO cute! I love how dainty it is!
    I hopped over from the CSI challenge :]

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  7. BEAUTIFUL!! Thanks for the tutorial too! :)

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  8. Just wanted to let you know I made this headband today! It's cute, but not NEAR as cute as YOURS! I think I printed the template too big... whoops! Had to trim a lot of it off and I lost that flowery look. Plus I might not have used the right material.

    But I'm going to post mine and link back to yours so everyone can know the RIGHT way to do it and how it's supposed to look :)

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  9. This is really gorgeous - thanks for the tutorial!

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  10. Thanks for all the sweet comments!

    Courtney-I'm so glad you tried out the tutorial! I can't wait to see how yours turned out! I'm sure it looks great!

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  11. This is soooo pretty! I'm featuring you next Wednesday on my craft blog :)

    http://rebecca-youcandoit.blogspot.com/

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  12. I've been wanting to buy these kind of headbands but now that you've shared a tutorial i wont need to anymore..thank you soo much

    I am hosting my own link up party Sew Crafty Saturday would love it if you stopped by and linked up :)

    http://sewchicandunique.com/2010/09/sew-crafty-saturday/

    Mayya @ Sew Chic and Unique

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  13. What a wonderful project. I can think of so many ways to use these beautiful flowers. Thank you for such a wonderful tutorial. Great inspiration! I'm happy to follow you and invite you to do likewise.

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  14. OOOh I luv luv this headband tut..
    Maggie
    http://cuttingabove.blogspot.com

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  15. So CUTE! I love the way it looks. I have been on a big head band kick lately. Thanks for sharing your great project. I will be linking to it.
    Brooke
    thecraftcave.blogspot.com

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  16. gave you an award at my blog

    kimboscrafts.blogspot.com

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  17. This is a fantastic tutorial! I love how airy and loose the design is. It's very nice :)

    I wanted to make this but I didn't have any fabric at the house, and with all the snow here I wasn't really able to go out and get fabric. The crafting fever had hit though and I was desperate to make something: this headband. So I improvised and made it with used dryer sheets. It actually turned out fantastic! It was a nice surprise and all my friends are LOVING it! Thank you for sharing this wonderful idea.

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  18. i would love for you to link up this cute headband to my hair crap party
    http://kimboscrafts.blogspot.com/2011/01/hair-crap-linky-party.html

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  19. I love this!! It helps a ton to have the illustrations to follow along with. The color you have chosen is great as well.

    I found you on Lambaround's blog hop and I am super happy that I did!

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  20. This is so interesting and beautiful, thank you. I would like to have one of that.

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  21. I made this yesterday and got so many compliments on it! Thank you for a wonderful tutorial

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  22. where do you go to get colored headbands for different ideas? Does anyone know? Thanks

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  23. Burlington Coats & The Dollar Store has tons of headbands :)

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    1. thank you for that i did not know that

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  24. This will be perfect for me for my Red Hatters group. I wear my hair up all the time so hats don't work so well but I can wear a head band . Thanks so much for this great idea !!!

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  25. i really liked this i am a ery good crafter so ya i really loved them.

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  26. I really thought this was a good idea but it took me a really super long time. It is probably because it was my first time making one. It didn't turn out as good either but it still looks cute!! Thanks for this idea!!! :)

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  27. This headband really is adorable! I will be sharing a link to this tutorial on my blog later today!

    Helen
    Blue Eyed Beauty Blog

    P.S. I am now following your blog via email!

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  28. I love this!! It helps a ton to have the illustrations to follow along with. The color of the Headbands you have chosen is great as well.

    I found you on Lambaround's blog hop and I am super happy that I did!

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  29. I've been wanting to buy these kind of headbands but now that you've shared a tutorial i wont need to anymore..thank you soo much

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