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Make Your Own Bow Scrunchie!

Make Your Own Bow Scrunchie!

For a few of you, scrunchies could also be the brand new pattern. But for others people, it’s a fairly large blast from the previous. Scrunchies did double responsibility in my day as that you must both put on it on your hair, or put on it to your arm as a bracelet, simply looking forward to that massive second whilst you would possibly if truth be told want it in your hair. It’s a laugh to look the fashion come again in a brand new means and one of the crucial issues that I’ve beloved seeing (that have been perhaps round in my day—I simply don’t be mindful having one) are the bow scrunchies! You could make your individual and customise the material selection and in addition how large a bow you need or how lengthy you need the tails to be to fit your cloth cabinet and elegance …

-small quantity of non-stretch material (I used a non-stretch velvet)
-fabric scissors
-sewing device
-straight pins
-1/four″ elastic
-safety pin

First, you’ll need to reduce out a rectangle of velvet this is Three.five″ x 18″ in your scrunchie and every other lengthy strip this is 2.five″ x 25″ in your bow.

Fold excessive 1/four″ inch of your rectangle and stitch flat to create a completed edge.

Fold your scrunchie rectangle in part lengthwise, proper facets in combination, and pin the open aspect closed with pins. Sew down the open aspect with a 1/four″ seam allowance in order that you create a tube. Turn the tube proper aspect out through pinning a security pin to 1 finish and feeding the pin throughout the tube till it comes out the opposite finish and your tube is correct aspect out.

Cut a work of elastic eight″ lengthy. Use a security pin at one finish of the elastic to string it throughout the tube and are available out the opposite aspect (simply really feel round to ensure the elastic didn’t twist within the tube all over the method). Sew the ends of your elastic in combination. Tuck your unfinished scrunchie edge into your completed edge and pin them flat in combination. Sew down the completed edge line to protected each layers along with the elastic band between them. Don’t concern about that flat spot, as your bow will quilt it!

To make your bow, (1) fold your lengthy strip in part lengthwise, proper facets in combination, and pin in position. Sew alongside the highest with a 1/four″ seam allowance. (2) Open the highest proper aspect out once more and fasten a security pin within the best inside of nook ahead of (Three) turning it again to having each proper facets touching once more and the pin sandwiched between the layers. (four) Sew down the aspect of your lengthy strip however depart a gap of 2-Three″ in opposition to the ground after which proceed the entire means down the aspect and alongside the ground edge. (five) Find your security pin that you just pinned within the best nook together with your arms and use that to drag the highest nook in opposition to the outlet within the backside nook, sooner or later (6) turning the entire strip proper aspect out. Remove the protection pin.

Top stitch the entire means across the fringe of the strip with a 1/eight″ seam allowance to near up your hole and provides the bow a completed, and flattened, glance.

Tie your bow onto the flat spot to your scrunchie and that’s it! Your bow scrunchie is now able to put on!

So candy! There’s loads of techniques to taste a bow scrunchie, however you’ll see my favourite technique to do it on our IGTV channel. Using other patterns and materials too can make your scrunchie extra seasonal as neatly, so be happy to make new ones for summer season vs. wintry weather, and so forth. Whether it is a new or an overly outdated favourite of yours, I am hoping you may have a laugh! xo. Laura

Credits//Author and Photography: Laura Gummerman. Photos edited with A Color Story Desktop.


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