Recycled Headband Tutorial

My 5 yr old son’s fave t-shirt got a hole in it. 
I loved the color so decided to recycle it.  He thought I was weird.
D*I*Y:
Cut out the collar and ends of the sleeves.

Cut a strip about 1 1/2″ thick x 12″ long to wrap around a plastic headband
{you can get the band at a dollar store}.
Start by hot glueing the fabric to the end of the band, wrap the other side around so it looks nice.
  
No glueing neccessary for the wrapping, just wrap it around the band.
Finish off the other end with a pretty fold & hot glue as well.
Cut another strip from your shirt, same measurements as the headband. 
No need to be exact, this is a simple diy project!
Start with a knot and twist, wrap & glue as you go. {My instructions aren’t detailed as my sis showed me how to make these flowers but if you google “how to make fabric rosettes” you’ll get a better tut.}
*You can add as many rosettes as you want, I chose 3 diff size ones.*
Hot glue flowers to side of band, add fabric to hide all that glue. ;)
End product:
Use scrap fabric, pearls, buttons, etc to create more fun headbands!
Materials: fabric, hot glue gun, headband.  Time: 5 minutes
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    Bryan & Celinda

    Kell I had to post this o mycraft blog!! I LOVE this idea of using old T-s!! Cause we all know that I have TONS of tose going around!!! THanks for the great idea. Check out the post on… http://www.thecleverchic.blogspot.com

    LUVS!!!

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    Bryan & Celinda

    Kell I had to post this o mycraft blog!! I LOVE this idea of using old T-s!! Cause we all know that I have TONS of tose going around!!! THanks for the great idea. Check out the post on… http://www.thecleverchic.blogspot.com

    LUVS!!!

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    Bryan & Celinda

    Kell I had to post this o mycraft blog!! I LOVE this idea of using old T-s!! Cause we all know that I have TONS of tose going around!!! THanks for the great idea. Check out the post on… http://www.thecleverchic.blogspot.com

    LUVS!!!

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    Bryan & Celinda

    Kell I had to post this o mycraft blog!! I LOVE this idea of using old T-s!! Cause we all know that I have TONS of tose going around!!! THanks for the great idea. Check out the post on… http://www.thecleverchic.blogspot.com

    LUVS!!!

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    Whims And Trims

    I finally am following your blog. After having it in my bookmarks for a month…LOL. Also, just wanted you to know I gave you the "Versatile Blogger" award. Check it out at http://whimsandtrims.blogspot.com/2010/05/yay-my-first-blogging-award.html

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    Christine Dallimore

    Oh that is too funny, I just made a bunch of flowers from my little guy's shirts too! GREAT minds DO think alike! I love that you put them on a headband though. Once again- SO clever!!! Also – LOVE your family pic. Just simply stunning and gorgeous!!!

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    Makalani Adolpho, PLC

    I commented about your headband at my blog. http://www.makazhome.com

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    Kris and Nathan

    Hey girls! I was looking for crafty things to do with my young women and found your blog. I love it! You two are amazing! We are going to make these headbands tomorrow night. I will definately be using more of your awesome ideas. How do you have so many??!! ~ Kris Barber Draney