Braided T-Shirt Headband

Braided T-Shirt Headband

Item DisclosureI have a quick and easy five minute craft. Well…sort of… I promise you can make this headband in five minutes, minus the washing and drying of the tie dye. But it’s totally five minutes of actual effort on your part. T-Shirt Tie DyeI used the same  Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye bottles from my bubble beach tote. If you have different colored old t-shirts lying around you can use those, too.

tshirt stripsCut strips of the t-shirt that are about one inch thick. The cuts don’t have to be neat. Make sure the strips are long enough to wrap around your head. Pull the strips on each end to create a tube of t-shirt fabric. Ponytail Holder used for headband. Tie three tubes of fabric to a ponytail holder. Braided t-shirtPlace the ponytail holder on a doorknob and start to braid. Continue braiding until you have the length you want for you headband. Headband finishingTie the ends of the braid to the other side of the ponytail holder. Trim off any excess. Finish off the ends of each braid with hot glue and an extra scrap of t-shirt fabric. Braided T-shirt HeadbandYour braided t-shirt headband is now ready to wear! And see? It only took five minutes! OK…maybe six…

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  1. Nicole Dz says

    This is a great idea to reuse old shirts, especially if you don’t wear them anymore, I could a bunch of these and use them for the gym. Awesome idea to upcycle!

  2. Rosie says

    that is so cute! I’ve made quite a few headbands, but no braided ones like this. I’d love to try it!


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