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Easy Fabric Flowers + a Valentine’s Day Headband Tutorial

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How to make easy fabric flowers and turn them into the cutest Valentine’s Day Headband!

Easy Fabric Flowers + a Valentine's Day Headband Tutorial

This Valentine’s Day Headband is very simple to make and it looks darling! Want to make your own? Here is how:

Easy Fabric Flowers + Headband Tutorial

 

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MATERIALS – 

  • fabric (1-2 inches wide, 44-45 inches long.)
  • scissors
  • needle and thread
  • hot glue gun and hot glue stick
  • iron and ironing board
  • small pieces of felt
  • headband

DIRECTIONS –

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  1. Grab you fabric and scissors. Make a cut that is about 1 to 1 1/2 inches wide.  (I just eye ball it.)
  2. Tear the fabric.  You want to do this along the long edge.  In the end you want the torn piece to be about 45 inches long.
  3. Once it is all torn iron it out flat.valentine headband 2
  4. Grab your needle and thread and start gathering the strip of fabric.
  5. Tie off the thread at the end of your gather.  You do not want it tightly gathered, but more loosely.valentine headband 3
  6. Then you will take the gathered strip and make it into a circle.  Make the fabric overlap each other- your outer layer should be larger then your inner.  You are going to wind it in.
  7. Cut out a circle of felt that will fit under your fabric circle.  Put hot glue on it.
  8. Place the circle you made onto the felt circle.  Use more hot glue to make sure the whole circle is glued down.valentine headband 4
  9. Grab a few more scraps of felt and cut out two hearts.  I made the white heart a little larger then the red one.
  10. Glue the hearts lightly together.  (I added a button on top for extra decoration.)valentine headband 5
  11. Get your headband.  Put it on your head and find the best place for the circle of fabric you are going to glue onto it.  You will be sorry if you do not look first to pick where you want it.  (I like mine more to the side.)  Then put hot glue where you want the fabric piece to go.
  12. After the fabric piece is glued on a take another small piece of felt and glue that on also. It helps to hold the fabric piece to the headband.

Easy Fabric Flowers + a Valentine's Day Headband Tutorial

Easy Fabric Flowers + a Valentine's Day Headband Tutorial

That’s it! I told you they were easy!

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About the author: Tasha is a creative mom of 4 kids and the author of the site Creation Corner. Tasha was on our creative team in 2010. 

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