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How to Sew a Hair Scrunchy



Here's how to sew a hair scrunchy.
You will need the following to make a homemade pony tail holder:

Fabric cut 30 x 4 1/2 inches
1/4 inch elastic -10 inches long
sewing supplies




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Fold fabric strip lengthwise with right sides together. Sew along side.

first step in making a hair scrunchy

Turn right side out. Attach a safety pin to the end of the elastic.

elastic for hair scrunchy

Insert the safety pin elastic through one end and push through to the other end. Tie elastic ends together several times in a secure knot.

hair scrrunchy tied elastic ends

Undo safety pin and hand sew the opening together. Your homemade ponytail holder is ready to use.

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Sew a Hair Bow

hair bows finished
An easy hair accessory is sewing a hair bow. These can be good for using up fabric scraps. You will need two rectangles. You can vary the size of your bow by changing the size of your rectangles. We used a 7x4 inch rectangle and a 6x4 inch rectangle for this tutorial.

Place two rectangles right sides together. Sew along three edges leaving a short edge open for turning right sides out. Iron flat.

sewing rectangle

Tuck in unsewn edge and pin. Sew unsewn edge and continue along each side edge. This is called top stitching.

topstitching

With a scrap of material about 2-3 inches wide. Fold side edge to middle and sew down the middle.
sewing middle

Sew ends together. If using ribbon you will just need to sew the end pieces together.

hair bow done

Fold bow together and slip sewn scrap material to the middle.

hair bow with ribbon


Try these for your hair too! Sew a headband project

sew a headband

Sew a Hair Bow Video




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