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You will need:
1/4 yard of fabric (cotton works best)
scissors and/or rotary cutter
needle and thread (sewing machine optional!)
1// Measure around your head. My head measured 21", and I added an extra 8" for the ends of the headband.
2// Cut your fabric. My length was 29" (see above) and I cut mine to be 6" wide.
3// Fold your fabric in half, hot dog style, to be 3" wide. The first picture shows the bright blue side, but make sure that the wrong sides are facing each other as they are in picture two.
4// Cut off the corners on each end. I rounded mine a bit.
5// Now start at one end, and sew the headband up. Make sure to leave about 1.5" opening to pull your fabric though! You can see in the third picture that there's a little gap left open.
6// Now gather up the fabric and turn right side out. I did it kinda like you would a long, skinny sock!
7// Cut your craft wire to be 1.5" longer than your fabric. Mine was 30.5" long. Bend a loop on each end.
8// Now stick the wire all the way through the fabric. I used a pin to keep the loop in place. Do this!
9// Sew the opening closed. I was lazy and didn't use matching thread. :)
10// From step 8, take a needle and thread and sew a few stitches to keep your wire loop in its place so that it doesn't come loose after multiple wears. This trick really helps!
This was so easy to make; it literally took me 10 minutes! I will definitely be making more!