January 23, 2013

DIY Petal Cluster Headband!



A couple of days ago I was making something out of some lovely, soft pink silk fabric and had a tiny bit left over, but not enough to sew anything out of. So I said to my brain: "what can I use this for?" and my brain sent back an image of a lovely little petal cluster headband. (Good call, brain.) So I started cutting out "petal" shapes and hoped for the best. I wasn't really sure of what I was doing, but it turned out pretty cute!

To make one you'll need a slim headband ($ store) two 1.5'' x 4'' strips of felt in a matching color and about 25 1''(ish) petals from your fabric of choice. I didn't use a template for the petals, I just cut guitar pick/raindrop  type shapes. You can use any non fraying fabric like knit, fleece or nylon chiffon or you can also use any other fabric and if you have issues with fraying, just use a little fray check on the edges.


Glue them onto one of the felt strips with a glue gun. Place them pretty close together, so they push each other's sides up.

 Start with a row of three, then a row of two, repeating until you've completely covered the strip.

Tuck the ends of the last row of petals under and glue down.

Glue your other felt strip to the headband, halfway down one side.

Then glue the strip with the petals to the plain strip. 

Ta-da!!

Hope you enjoy! This would be pretty in ombre shades, too, wouldn't it? I should try that next.

Be sure to share a photo if you try one!

Have a lovely Wednesday!

Love,
Disney

18 comments:

  1. totally adorable, and i happen to have some leftover silk around too - AND a daughter super into headbands. score! thanks for the tutorial.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Adorable!!!! and I LOVE your pink glue gun! :D

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is pretty practical and fast! Love it!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Super cute! I love how your creative brain works - and how the project is so thrifty! (make use of every little scrap!) :)

    ReplyDelete
  5. I agree, "Good call, Brain" =) Cute!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Tell your Brain "good idea." Adorable....both the headband and Paige.

    ReplyDelete
  7. This is so pretty! You should definitely do an ombre one next. I will look forward to it. :)

    ReplyDelete
  8. Trying so hard to focus on the gorgeous headband, but keep getting distracted by gorgeous dimples. Must...focus....
    PS: I like your brain.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Trying so hard to focus on the gorgeous headband, but keep getting distracted by gorgeous dimples. Must...focus....
    PS: I like your brain.

    ReplyDelete
  10. adorable! I want to make one for myself!

    ReplyDelete
  11. That is so sweet, I love the pink-on-pink. Of course Paige is too cute I can barely stand it...

    ReplyDelete
  12. That may be the cutest child I have ever seen (besides my own, of course ;) )!

    ReplyDelete
  13. cute idea!


    Sarah


    www.etsy.com/shop/owleyevintage

    ReplyDelete
  14. What a simply adorable and easy project! =D Paige looks so grown up in these pictures :')

    xo
    summer

    ReplyDelete
  15. Disney this is too fun! I can't wait to try it out. You are so creative!

    Danielle @ Blissful and Domestic

    Thrifty living tips & tricks
    Www.blissfulanddomestic. Com

    ReplyDelete
  16. I like this...
    http://kadifeklos.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  17. I love this tutorial! :) So cute! I was wondering if you could do a DIY ruffled blouse tutorial. I can't find a pattern that I love, but I'm not certain enough in my sewing ability to totally make one up.

    ReplyDelete

Thanks so much for leaving a comment! I just love finding them! Comments on older posts are moderated, so if your comment doesn't show up right away, it will soon! :o)

LinkWithin

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...