This waistband elastic makes a nice, wide, comfortable headband. It's $5.99 @ Joann Fabrics. This gets you two yards which will make at least three adult size headbands. Remember to show your mobile coupon!
- 1 3/4 Wide Waistband Elastic
- Coordinating Thread & Needle or Sewing Machine
- Measuring Tape (optional)
Measure around your head. Subtract two inches from the measurement. Cut elastic.
OR, FOR A BETTER FIT:
Wrap the elastic around your head. Pull to your preferred amount of tension. Add 1/2 inch. Cut elastic.
Sew ends together (right sides together) with a 1/4" hem allowance.
Open up the hem and flatten. Pin in place. Sew the flaps down with a tight zigzag stitch.