What material do you use to make a headband?

Asked By: Shuyi Lupo | Last Updated: 16th May, 2020
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Step 1: Cut the fabric and elastic
For this tutorial, we're making a headband with a finished width of 2" (the pattern uses a 3/8" seam allowance), but this is easy to adjust if you'd like something different. I used quilting cotton, but any cotton fabric would work, including lightweight denim and even knits.

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Simply so, what kind of thread do you use for knit fabric?

Serger. If you own a serger then this is the ideal way to sew with knits. A 3-Thread or 4-Thread stitch will secure a seam and still provide good stretch. You can use regular serger thread, wooly nylon thread, or (my favorite) stretch thread.

Additionally, how do you make a wide headband out of a shirt? 3 DIY headbands you can make from old T-shirts

  1. Cut a strip of fabric from the body of the T-shirt — twice the width you want it and a comfortable length around your head.
  2. Fold it end to end and sew ends right sides together by machine or hand.
  3. Turn it right side out and fold. You've got yourself a chic little headband. Next: Headband with a twist tutorial >>

Likewise, people ask, how do you make a fabric headband out of elastic?

Sew a Headband in 7 Simple Steps

  1. Step 1: Cut the fabric and elastic.
  2. Step 2: Fold and press.
  3. Step 3: Stitch edges together.
  4. Step 4: Press the headband pieces.
  5. Step 5: Press ends of long piece.
  6. Step 6: Make the elastic portion.
  7. Step 7: Attach the elastic to headband.

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