Cute Dolly Headband

 

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Pretty 18″ Doll Headband

 

 

Materials and Supplies:

  • 2 1/4” X 22 1/2” fabric
  • 3/4” soft elastic, 15″ long.

Instructions:

  • Cut a 2 1/4” by 22 1/2” piece of fabric.
  • Fold fabric in half lengthwise.  Stitch 1/4” seam allowance, lengthwise to within 2” of each end (1).
  • Slip a safety pin through the end fold, and feed through the fabric, turning the “tube” right side out. Do not press…you want soft edges.
  • Pin ends together, and stitch at 1/4” seam allowance (2).
  • Insert the elastic through the opening.
  • Stitch elastic ends together (3).
  • Hand sew the fabric opening closed (4).
  • Make and add the ribbon bow (directions below) (5).
  • Hand sew the bow to the band, covering the seam line.

 

 

Cool Ribbon Bow

Materials and Supplies:

  • Hairpin lace frame set with rods 2″ apart
  • 1/8” ribbon, approximately 2 yards

Instructions:

  • Set the width of the hairpin lace with rods 2″ apart.
  • Wrap the ribbon on the frame, leaving 5” tails.
  • Using a very short straight stitch length (1.0),  place the frame under the sewing machine foot, and stitch down the middle of the ribbon (2).
  • Remove the ribbon from the frame.
  • Fold ribbon in half along the seam, and stitch again, close to the original stitching (3).
  • Roll the ribbon up, and tack bottom edge by hand, holding the roll together (4).
  • Add more ribbon streamers if you like (5).
  • Hand tack your ribbon bow to your headband.

 

 

 

 

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