Babies wearing headbands is one of the cutest and most adorable sights. Plus, it would be awesome to give everything your baby uses a little of your touch. That is why I will teach you how to make baby headbands with different styles and how to make other accessories that go with your baby’s headband so that you will have a set, one that coordinates with the color and the style of your headbands.
DIY Baby Headbands
When learning how to make baby headbands, you have to know that there are two types of DIY headbands that you can choose from one that needs to be sewn, and the other you can put together without having to get those hands on the machine or the needles.
The first type of DIY headband that you need to learn how to make is the sewn headbands. It is a bit difficult to make, but it can also be the most stylish and the cutest that your baby could ever wear, depending on how you do it.
- ¼ yard fabric
- Walking foot
- Microtext needle
- Sewing machine
- Fold the fabric in half
- Place the Knot Bow Headband Pattern on it
- Pin it in place
- Sew the DIY headband edges using a ¼ seam but be sure to leave an inch opening
- Trim the ends of the folded fabric
- Slipstitch one inch open and closed
- Turn the headband right side out
- Tuck the opening in
- Slipstitch again
- Lock the stitching and make sure that it is not too tight nor too snug
All you have to do now is put it on your baby’s head and make sure that it fits correctly and does not irritate your baby.
You can also resort to not sewing, especially when you are in a hurry and need to fix up something that will work for sudden events and keep your baby stylish.
- Knit Fabric
- Measuring tape
- Glue gun
- Measure the baby’s head using the measuring tape
- Mark the fabric that you have with a pencil
- Cut through the outline that you have made
- Create a knot on one area of the headband for the bow
- Trim off the extra fabric from the bow
- Seal the bow using a glue gun and a glue stick
- Let it dry
Other accessories can go well with the headband that you made for your baby. This way, she can look cuter, and you can be more proud since you won’t have to purchase additional accessories for her because you can make them.
One of the things you can create to go for with the headband that you made for your baby is a face mask. Of course, it has to be in the same color and fabric as your headband, and it also has to fit your baby’s face perfectly so that she can breathe properly even when wearing it.
Face masks should be built for protection, and that should be your goal when making one for your baby.
You can also make jewelry for your baby using garters and ribbons to match what she is wearing. Do not use beads because the baby might break that and put them in their mouths, which won’t be a perfect scene.
You can also come up with what will go well with those headbands that you made for your baby are gloves. They should match the fabric used for the headband and should also have a matching ribbon to make sure that it does not come off any time soon.
You can take a piece of the fabric you used for the headband and create a handkerchief out of it. You will need to sew the material’s corners, but it will be worth it, especially if you intend to go out with your baby.
Learning how to make baby headbands is fun and can be very cute. It adds that personal touch to your baby’s accessories, and it will also help you save time and money from going to the store and purchasing headbands.
That is why I shared some tips on how to make baby headbands and the other accessories that can go perfectly with the headbands you have made. This way, you can make your baby look good in no time without having to pay for much or running to the store in the nick of time for an event. Find out more about baby headbands.