I’m not going to lie; DIY is not my thing. In fact, I am not a crafty person at all. Any time I try to make a cute cut-off t-shirt, I end up jaggedly sawing off half a sleeve while the other sleeve remains intact. Hand me a pair of scissors and I am bound to horribly mangle some poor fabric. But I digress. After I found this DIY from PS I Made This I decided to give making headbands a try. Instead of braiding three different fabrics/materials together, I stuck with plain, simple, classy lace. It turned out quite good, if I do say so myself!
Roughly measure a length of lace/whatever fabric/ribbon so it will fit snugly around your head plus an inch or so. Snip off that length. If you want to go the easy-but-still-effective route, tie the lace/ribbon onto the hairband. Voila!
You could snip off the excess lace and be done with it! If you tie it tightly, it should stay.
HOWEVER, if you are like me and want to test your seamstress limits [or are just good with a needle & thread], go ahead and sew on the lace. This will ensure that it will stay on, and it looks a bit neater as well.
Simply encircle some lace onto the hairband and stitch it together with matching thread. Easy, even for one as inept with a needle and thread as me!
Happy Thursday! The weekend is almost upon us!