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How to Sew and Easy Fabric Headband

How to Sew and Easy Fabric Headband

Thank you so much for sharing!

Hello my Makers!

I’ve got a new super simple tutorial for you today!  In my latest video on YouTube, I show you how to sew an easy fabric headband.  This is a great scrap busting project, uses very little fabric and supplies and you can make tons for all your outfits in no time!  I have an adult size and kids size!


I think that taking the photos with my daughter and my besties daughter was my favorite part of this whole project!


The Materials

Scraps of fabric
fold over elastic


coordinating thread
sewing machine


Adult Size
3 3/4 x 19 inches fabric piece
4 in piece of elastic

Kid Size
3 3/4 x 17.5 inches fabric piece
4 inch piece of elastic


This is my Ainsley.  Her poses crack me up and her spunk kills me everyday.


Press and cut your fabric piece for the proper size.

Fold fabric lengthwise right sides together and sew 1/4 inch all the way down.

Flip fabric right side out and press.

Fold ends in on themselves at least a 1/4 inch and press.

Insert elastic end and pin in place on both sides.

At the sewing machine, stitch the elastic in place very well.  Include an extra stitch and lots of back stitching.

Optional: Sew the width of the presser foot or a scant 1/4 along the sides of the headband for some top stitching if desired.

Trim threads and you’re DONE!


Leave me a comment and let me know what you think!


haha, I love this photo… can’t win em all!!!  (And also thanks to my bestie who helps me take photos!)

Happy Stitching!

Here is the full video tutorial.


Thursday 4th of August 2016

Great Video! Is there anything to add do it doesn't slip off your head? On the inside?


Sunday 10th of April 2016

I am so in love with all of your tutorials! You make it all so easy for a beginner like me! Thanks you so much.

Dawn Jones

Sunday 31st of January 2016

Awesome tutorial, thank you for sharing. I will be trying this.

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