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Old 01-31-2010, 08:24
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Default Skinny headbands

I am in L-o-v-e with these headbands!
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php...ng_id=39727117
But how would I attach a flower to such a skinny headband? If I sew it how would I make the back look nice? And last question, where would I find a headband small enough for an infant?
I wanna make these so bad!! My 4year old needs some
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Old 01-31-2010, 08:35
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I would think you could just glue it. I would use e6000 though to make sure it stayed
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I make some similar. I make mine with elastic that is very very very soft.

I sew mine with tiny stitches, if you use the same color thread it does not look bad.

If you buy your headbands I would say cut them to fit the baby sizes and sew the flower over the ends. ( I put my flower over the ends as well.
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It is just plain elastic. Check your local craft stores
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Default Re: Skinny headbands

Do you know where to purchase the skinny headbands?


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I make some similar. I make mine with elastic that is very very very soft.

I sew mine with tiny stitches, if you use the same color thread it does not look bad.

If you buy your headbands I would say cut them to fit the baby sizes and sew the flower over the ends. ( I put my flower over the ends as well.
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Default Re: Skinny headbands

that looks really soft and delicate, perfect for a baby.. let me know if you make it and any tips you have cuz i'd love to try this for my baby girl
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I'd love to know how to make these too? Do the dye the elastic to get the different colors?

What is e6000 a glue?
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I would love to know where to get the elastic also and if there is an online site to buy from. Love it and I know my DD would too.
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YES Lula I would LOVE to know how you make them. I would be interested in this group buy too. I've never seent ath type of uber skinny elastic at JA's tho. I never looked at Michael's. Hmmm anyone know where we could find it online for a good price?

here is a place I know of(checkers distributors) that has a lot of different sized elastic but it only comes in the basic elastic colors. Not sure if you have to dye the elastic or if they actually make different colored elastic. http://www.checkerdist.com/products/...stic&relatedto=
I came across this site through one of my yahoo fabric groups, they do group buys through them a lot. So I just thought I'd put that out there. They also get about 40-45% off the original prices when doing a wholesale group buy.

~*Oh and on a side note they sell that e6000 glue in 3.7 oz tubes at a dozzen each for $6.99. Not sure if its the same stuff but here is the link. http://www.checkerdist.com/products/E6000
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You need ***I am not using the good elastic as I need to order more, but this wll do as an example***
skinny elastic (cut to desired length)
1/2" ribbon (3/8)
Flower
needle and tread

overlap the 2 ends of the elastic and begin sewing with tiny stitches. pics 1-3 pics 2 and 3 show both sides of elastic after sewing.

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Sew the piece of ribbon tot he underside of the flower

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