Vintage Lace Headband

Vintage Lace Headband
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Step 1: Materials List

Its time for another fun upcycle project! Here is a cute headband idea that can be made in minutes using materials you may already have on hand. I had a great Fall colored shirt for this project, but you can use any color anytime of year. This vintage lace headband looks adorable on all heads, big and small! And it's a simple way to add a touch of color accent to your hair and accessorize your wardrobe.

Difficulty: Easy

Materials:
T- Shirt
Scissors
Elastic
Sewing machine

 

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Step 2: Getting Started

Instructions:

This is a shirt I found at a Thrift store for Fall last year but it never seemed to fit right so I thought I would put it to good use and make a few things out of it to accessorize this year. I used most of this shirt for a Ruffled Scarf and Knotted Headband. For this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a Vintage looking head band from the crochet top of a T-Shirt- you can also use this same idea for any scraps of lace or other material you may have on hand.

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First lay your shirt out and find the best spot to cut-
I loved the crochet top on mine so I cut mine just under the armpit and along the side of the seam in front so I had one less seam to sew.

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Step 3: Finishing Up

Once you have finished cutting the length and width you want- You will want to gather some elastic or ribbon to attach it to. I used the elastic from another headband that was not being used.

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After you have measured your elastic and headband to the length you want- cut and sew elastic to the ends of your material using a zig zag stitch.

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Now you can add a flower or button to the top and there you have it, another great way to upcycle a T-shirt or materials you already have.

 

About The Author

Jenny Newman is a devoted wife and mother who enjoys creating new projects, patterns, and activities and crafting meaningful home-made treasures.  Her signature crafting style is simple, affordable and fun!  We hope you enjoy Jenny's crafts and patterns as much as we do.