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Flower Headbands

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/4 yd each, Casa Collection chiffon: Blue Jewel, Fuchsia
  • 1/4 yd Casa Collection organza, Blue Jewel
  • Dritz 1/4" braided elastic
  • 1 yd black trim
  • Beads
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Candle, book of matches
  • Small bowl of water

DIRECTIONS:

CHIFFON FLOWERS:

Cut 2"x4" piece of chiffon. Fold outer edges in 1/2". Fold in half lengthwise; pin. Gather end-to-end with running stitch along open edge. Roll gathered piece into flower shape. Tightly wrap thread 2 or 3 times around the bottom. Stitch through wrapped section. Embellish.

ORGANZA FLOWERS:

Enlarge pattern to desired size. Cut 5 flower shapes of organza using pattern. Hold edge of 1 flower close to, but not touching, candle flame. Have bowl of water in case flower touches flame. Fabric edge will melt & curl slightly. Turn, curling around the edge. Repeat for each organza flower piece. Layer flower shapes; alternate curled edges. Stitch through center. Embellish with beads.

TRIM HEADBAND:

  1. Cut 22" of trim. Turn each end under & stitch with black thread to prevent raveling.
  2. Cut 25"x3" strip of chiffon. Gather 1 end of chiffon; weave in & out of braid; leave some fabric hanging from each end.
  3. Cut 10" of 1/4" elastic. Stitch elastic to form a loop. Sew onto ends of trim to form headband. Check for fit.
  4. Fold in extra chiffon at each end; stitch. Embellish with fabric flowers.

GATHERED TUBE HEADBAND:

  1. Cut 72"x3" piece of organza. Fold fabric in half lengthwise and pin. Fold each short end in 1/2". Stitch length with a 1/4" seam allowance. Turn tube right side out.
  2. Cut 22" of 3/4" elastic. Feed elastic through tube, gathering while scrunching. Stitch elastic ends together. Stitch organza ends together. Check for fit. Embellish with fabric flowers.
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