How to Make Girls' Headbands

Sensational Striped Headband
Glue the laces inside the end of the headband.
Glue the laces inside the end of the headband.

Make a sensational striped headband that pops with color. The simple, step-by-step instructions, below, show you how easy it is to make this tri-colored headband -- it's so easy, you can create a few to match your favorite outfits.

What You'll Need:

  • 3 lanyard laces
  • 3 yards pink
  • 3 yards purple
  • 3 yards green
  • Plastic headband
  • Low-temperature glue gun and glue
  • Paper clip
  • Scissors

Step 1: Hold the three lanyard laces together with the ends even. Glue the three lace ends side by side on the inside of the headband near one end.

Step 2: Tightly wrap all three laces around the headband.

Wind laces around headband tightly.

Step 3: Continue wrapping the laces, and apply dots of glue inside the headband every time you wrap the laces around.

Apply glue to laces on the inside of headband.

Step 4: Place the end of a straightened paper clip at the unwrapped end of the headband. Wrap the laces around the paper clip.

Place opened paper clip on one end as shown.

Step 5: At the end, insert the lace ends through the last few wraps. Remove the paper clip, and pull the ends tight. Glue the lace ends to hold. Trim the ends.

Tuck the lace ends, remove paper clip, and pull tight.

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ABOUT THE CRAFTERSBunched Headband created by Jan Bullis, and Mary Beth Janssen-Fleishman.