Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Flower Hair Tie...

A while ago, I saw this fabulous tutorial for a flower headband, written by Cass, over at Cass Can Sew. I've had it bookmarked for ages and today, I used the tutorial to make a flower hair tie.


Do you recognise the fabric I used? That's right, it's the same as the Lucy's Little Flower dress that I showed you yesterday. I used the floral fabric to make a covered button and the polka dot is the same as the ruffle of the dress.


To attach the hair elastic:
  • Cut a small scrap of fabric.
  • Fold in half lengthwise.
  • Wrap around the elastic, leaving room for movement.
  • Sew two lines of stitching.
I didn't bother to neaten the edges, as it's on the back and won't show.


Attach the flower to the fabric scrap, by hand stitching between the two lines of stitching.


That's it; a quick and easy little project. Thanks, Cass, for sharing your tutorial...

... Pam

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10 comments:

  1. That turned out great! Going to be a darling little set with your dress. :)I think I could quickly grow addicted to making fabric buttons!

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  2. Great job! I want to have a go at making fabric buttons... I was trying to tell Tony this the other day and got my words muddled and called it a Futton! LOL.. I've made a new word!!! Do you think it will catch on? hehehe

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  3. What a great hair tie. This will go on my bookmark. I am always looking for cute hair ties to go with dresses I make for my grand daughter

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  4. The hair tie is so cute..I would love to see a picture of the little one in your family wearing the dress and this flower hair tie..would be so adorable! :)

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  5. Super cute, happy holidays from Bacon Time.

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  6. Oh I never thought of simply adding a flower to a hair tie! What a great idea!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  7. So cute! Would love love love for you to share this at our party going on now http://space46.blogspot.com/2011/12/co-hosting-pinteresting-link-party-week.html. Happy holiday! My

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  8. Very sweet, this would make a quick but gorgeous gift.

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