Project #22 No Sew Infant Interchangable Headband

I got the original idea here. I tweaked it a bit so I made my own tutorial. Thank you Mary Kalwite for the inspiration.

1. Buy some stretchy lace. Mine is probably 1/2″ wide and I believe 14 inches long. You can make it longer to accommodate an older child’s head if you want.

2. Next I used ironable velcro. Since baby girl’s head will increase in size rapidly the first year I wanted something that could tighten and loosen to fit her. The iron on stuff works perfectly but you could sew the regular stuff on too – more power to ya.

3. I burned the edges of the lace to seal it. Then I ironed a small piece of the furry velcro part onto the end of the backside of the lace.

4. On the correct size of the lace I ironed a longer piece of the tooth part of the velcro on it so I can size it to her head. (You want the tooth side to face out so hair doesn’t get stuck in it).

5. Next I took some satin ribbon and folded it around the lace and then took my hot glue gun and ironed it to the other side of the ribbon. I did not glue it to the actual lace therefore this ribbon piece moves up and down on the elastic. This way I can put the bow in the front of her head or the side of her head by moving the ribbon along the lace.

Front view of ribbon

6. I then took one of the fabulous clippies I made and clipped the clippie into the ribbon casing. You can change the clippies to match any outfit.

And the beautiful baby girl modeling it for you! (Dontcha love that spiky hair?)