How to Make Beaded Headbands


Zigzag Delight Headband
This beaded headband will make you feel like you're wearing a crown.
This beaded headband will make you feel like you're wearing a crown.

You can learn how to make this zigzag delight beaded headband with just a few materials and a lot of creativity. Just follow the steps below to transform a plain headband into a glamorous band of jewels!

What You'll Need:

1 black fabric headband

75 to 100 faux round jewels 4 mm each, in various colors

Newspaper

2-liter soda bottle or large can

Jewel glue

Step 1: Cover your work surface with newspaper or an old tablecloth.

Step 2: Lay the soda bottle or large can on a flat surface in front of you. Place the headband around the bottle or can.

Step 3:Using the jewel glue, draw a zigzag design down the length of the headband. Push the faux jewels, one at a time, into the glue. You may want to lay out your jewel pattern next to you on a flat surface before you put the jewels on the headband.

Step 4: Let the glue dry thoroughly before wearing.

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