11.19.2009

raw edge headband tutorial

Giveaway below!!! Ends sunday nov 29th!!
raw edge headband tutorial- you will need- fabric for main headband contrast fabric for leaves and flower trim pdf headband file ( see below)
print out headband shape. tape the two smaller ends together place wide end of the strip on the folded edge of the fabric. trace with disappearing ink. sew a top stitch 1/4 inch away from raw edge all the way around the headband. trace leaves onto contrasting fabric. iron the leaves where you want them ( if you want you can fuse wonder under to the leaf fabric before you cut them out, or if you are lazy like me just ironing them into place will do.) sew around edge of leaves. now make some rolled roses like so. if you want to add trim you can. or how about making a couple of flowers in a cluster? done and done. now you have a cute headband that took you about 10 minutes to make. headband pattern here want to win this headband + another one? tell me what you favorite song by the cure is...mine are love cats, close to me and disintegration . just kidding you just leave me a comment and i will pick a winner sunday.

26 comments:

Ginnie said...

Your such a domestic diva! and that would not take me 10 minutes... more like 10 days. I'm very challenged like that.

Krista said...

i love love catssssss too. and that headband looks cute on youre cute head

Refugee Crafter said...

My hair doesn't think life would be complete without that darling headband so for the sake of my hair, please oh please pick me!

Kem said...

So last night I just happened take the one you gave lauren and got some great comments on it so thank you very very much. Although as soon as lauren happened to see me with her new beatiful headband in my hair she was no so happy with her mama.

Emily said...

Love this so much!

Megan @ Megity's Handmade said...

You cute, cute crafty girl you. I LOVE the choice of fabrics for the background and the leaves. It's looks super cute on you too!

Megan @ Megity's Handmade said...

Hola cutie. I nominated you for the very prestigious kreativ blogger award. Come and get 'er!

Emma! said...

Can I say my fav songs by The Cure anyway? 6 Different Ways and Just Like Heaven.

Love the headband! Thanks for the pattern!

amanda jane said...

just like heaven, and boys don't cry are on my list. I just found your blog via sparkle power. great tutorials - thanks!

Allison said...

First time to your blog... and I am HOOKED! Love what you do. The other day in the shower I was thinking that I need to find a headband tutorial... you read my mind!

rebecca said...

Looks great! I just did my own headband thsi week and will posting it soon! Thansk for linking!

Becca@ Blue Cricket Design

peace.love.applesauce said...

The headband is A.DORABLE!!

sweetpicklesandchocolate said...

Great idea! Love the pattern and colors. Great.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Dena

Pieces of Us said...

I love that headband! Please pick me!

Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking said...

Fun~Thanks for the tutorial! I've never made a headband before... can't wait to try.

MandyFace said...

mmm pretty headband!

Regina said...

boys don't cry and pictures of you
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Marie said...

So cute!! I wish I could pull it off.

The Rohners said...

Love this headband! I'm so excited to make these in every color :) Thanks for the pattern!

Anne at Film and Thread said...

I know you've already given this away, but I just found your blog and this is SO cute. I have to make one for my daughter!

mjb said...

Cute headband!

casserole said...

Fabulous headband!! And I love the raw-edge look. (My lazy sewing self is into anything that looks good AND shaves time off of finishing...)

I featured your tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-raw-edged-headband/2009/12/26/

--Anne

Tarabell150 said...

That headband is Adorable!!!! I must win it :) Oh, BTW.... my favorite Cure song is Love Song....

Bloggy Mama said...

I love it!!! I totally am going to try this. Also, I should win because, apparently I live in the Dark Ages and I don't even know any songs by The Cure. Off to google.....
mybloggylifeATgmailDOTcom

Bella&Me said...

I love all your ideas!! Makes me want to be creative, such an inspiration!! Just to find the time to do it!!

Refugee Crafter said...

Okay, so I was just at Michael's wearing your headband and a teenage girl totally stopped me and asked to take a picture of it. She and her friend LOVED it! Just thought you'd want to know.