Friday, September 9, 2011

DIY team spirit headband

I recently posted about being a Beaver fan and making these Oregon State University pillows. Well, I had (and still have) some leftover fabric, so I used a tiny little piece to make a team spirit headband!

If you follow me on Pinterest, you may have noticed this recent pin:

via here.

This, of course, led me to a tutorial for making fluffy little flowers, from Make It and Love It. I used this tutorial as inspiration, added a fabric covered button and elastic... and voila! A Beaver headband was born.



All you need is a fabric of your choice (I used three: black cotton, orange tulle, and white mesh), some ribbon for the headband (I used black velvet ribbon), a little piece of elastic (for stretch in the headband), and a button (or a fabric covered button) for the center. Check out the tutorial; it's pretty self-explanatory and has wonderful pictures to follow along!

P.S. I'll let you in on a little secret: Since I wasn't feeling well that day, I cheated and used a glue gun instead of my sewing machine-- It was way quicker and seems to be holding up perfectly fine :-)

Happy crafting!

5 comments:

Mandee said...

you are so crafty!

Sarah said...

This is too cute! I should make this for my husband's side of the family- they're HUGE sports fans and I can see my MIL wearing something like this! :)
Thanks for your sweet comments- glad you found the button tutorial helpful! I kinda love that site now, there are so many things I am still clueless about. Lol.

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Lane said...

Maybe we can win some games now that you made that cool head band!

sarah beth said...

hi michelle! this headband is so fun! my boyfriend is a huge buffalo sabres fan and this would be the perfect accessory for me to wear to games! so glad to have "met" you (: