Homemade Reversible Headbands (Tutorial and Giveaway!)

Post by Contributing Writer, Emily

Headbands are one of my favorite hair accessories. Probably because when they fit just right, they are super practical and comfortable for keeping hair out of your face all day long!

After a lot of trial and error in headband-making, I think I’ve found my favorite style. It fits great, it’s comfortable and it doesn’t slip. Plus, it is easily made reversible! So go choose two of your favorite fabrics and let’s get started.

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The dimensions I’ve used are a good starting place and have fit every person I asked to try one on! The easiest adjustment to make will be to shorten or lengthen your elastic (I used 6 inch pieces of elastic) as needed. For tiny heads you might want to shorten the pieces of fabric.

I have found these to be the only types of headbands my girls will leave on all day; I think they forget they’re wearing anything on their head!

I have these three headbands below to give away!

Enter the giveaway by leaving a comment on this post. Giveaway closes at the end of the day Wednesday 3/7/12. Three winners will be chosen using random.org and notified by e-mail.

Happy Sewing!

Emily lives in Salt Lake City with her husband Jeremy and their 3 wild and crazy kiddos! She loves reading, running, baking yummy treats for her family, her early morning yoga, walking to the library and all things creative and crafty. She especially enjoys exploring nature with her children and learning side by side with them. You’ll find her chatting about all aspects of life at her blog, Industrious Emily* and also sharing her crafty side through the blog, Life at the Table.

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