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Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL}

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL} CompleteThis headband is about the cutest thing ever. What is even better is that it is made with old tshirts. If your kids outgrow something, you can upcycle for another purpose and that is exactly what we did here.

UPCYCLED T-SHIRT STRIP HEADBAND

SUPPLIES

3 pieces of white t-shirt cut to approximate 2” wide & 24” long
3 pieces of hot pink t-shirt cut to approximately 2” wide & 24” long
Additional t-shirt scraps in smaller pieces for creating flowers
Needle & thread (and sewing machine if available)
Scissors

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STEP 1

Tie or sew the six strips of fabric together at one end. Separate the strips into 3 strands of pink and white.

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STEP 2

Begin braiding the strands.

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL} 2STEP 3

Continue braiding until you reach the end of the strands.

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL} 3STEP 4

Sew the ends together and to finish braid. Turn wrong side out and sew both ends together

trimming off access fabric.

STEP 5

Begin twisting & rolling a strip of fabric for the first flower. Start a coil by and tacking it together with your needle and thread. Continue to roll and twist into the coil, tacking it together until you’ve created a flower the size you desire.

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL} 6STEP 6

Repeat with additional sizes & colors of flowers.

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL} 7STEP 7

Finally, attach the flowers to the braided band with your needle and thread, making sure to secure well.

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  1. Rosie

    This headband is so cute! I make fabric flower accessories and headbands, so I must do this!!! I just hope I don’t cut up my regular tees, hope I can find some oldies!!! darling!

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