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This beautiful headband will be as much of a joy to make as it is to look at! You'll learn three different techniques in just one book.
With more than 35 crisp photos in 14 pages, you'll learn:
*How to make a ribbon rose in two sizes
*How to make a ruffle flower, using two methods: hand sewing or machine sewing. NO SEWING MACHINE REQUIRED, but if you've got one, this pattern shows you how to sew the ruffle flower on your machine.
*How to create a template that you can use multiple times
*How to mount your flowers to a headband
This pattern is extremely versatile, because you can use the ribbon flowers for other applications - by themselves as hair accessories, for bow centers, and on shoes, coats and purses. Or, put them all together as shown in the beautiful Elizabeth headband. If you've never picked up a needle and thread before, have no fear - this is a pattern for beginners!
*Note: These are downloadable instructions for making headbands. Since it is a download, a window will open to download and when you are signed into your user account at the time of purchase, it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
I wasn't able to make the flowers but it was not due to the instructions, the instructions were easy to follow.
so adorable n easy to follow
* 7/8" grosgrain ribbon (no wire)
* 1 1/2" double-faced satin ribbon (no wire)
* Needle and thread to match your ribbon
* Scissors, pins, ruler
* A square of felt to match your ribbon (I do NOT recommend 100% wool for this project)
* Fabric glue
* Hot glue and glue gun
* Wood-burning tool or Fray Check
* A large decorative button
* A thin metal, plastic or wire headband
* Optional: Freezer paper and an iron and ironing board
Photos and text © Deanna D. McCool and Birdsong Bows and Patterns 2011. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, shared or transmitted in any form without expressed written permission of the author. Subject to all international copyright laws. Designs from this pattern may be sold in small quantities by home-based crafters. Please indicate that they’re made with a Birdsong pattern in any descriptive materials.