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How to Make Hair Accessories: 23 Free Patterns


Updated December 02, 2015
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DIY Hair FlowerAccessories are the cheapest and easiest way to update an outfit, and hair accessories are very fashionable and trendy right now. They also hide a bad hair day! Homemade hair accessories can be customized to your style, and they make an inexpensive gift for your fashionista friends. If you've ever wanted to learn how to make hair accessories, try one of these free patterns for flower hair accessories, scrunchies, headbands, hair bows, and more!

How to Make Hair Accessories
Table of Contents

Hair Flowers


Hair Clips and Pins

Scrunchies and Hairbands


Hair Flowers
Hairpin Rosette

  1. Rolled Fabric Roses: You can make your very own handmade fabric craft rose with this video. Watch as Tiffany Windsor guides you through the process.
  2. Hairpin Rosette Crochet Pattern: Use a hairpin to make this crochet rosette, and then attach it to a hairpin to adorn your 'do!
  3. Flower and Feather Accessories: You're seeing fabric flowers, leaves and silk ruffles everywhere. Learn how to make your own embellished headbands and clips so that you can be stylish for a fraction of the price.
  4. Flower Ribbon Headbands: For less than 3 dollars, you can create a custom ribbon and flower hair accessory for spring and summer fashion. Make one for yourself or give them as gifts.
  5. Charming Hair Flower:  This bright and colorful hair flower is a great summertime accessory!  Attach it to a clip or a headband and you're ready to go!
  6. Fabric Flower Hairbands:  Make flowers from fabric to decorate your hair in style! These fabric flower hairbands are pretty enough for a little girl, but chic enough for a fashionista.


How to Make Hair Bows, Hair Pins and More: 33 DIY Hair Accessories

Summer is a great time to add a little flair to your hair, and with this our free eBook How to Make Hair Bows, Hair Pins and More: 33 DIY Hair Accessories you’ll be able to create fun summertime headbands, barrettes, and clips that are great for girls of all ages.



spring flower headband

  1. Spring Flower Headband: Update a boring headband with this spring craft project using decorative papers, silk flowers and rhinestones. A rick-rack trim adds a nice finishing touch to this headband craft.
  2. Hair Accessories with Buttons: Create your own hair accessories using buttons. Just attach to a headband and voila, you're stylish!
  3. Wedding Flower Girl Headband: Create this shimmering, flowered headband for a flower girl, bride, bridesmaid, or wedding guest. The white flowers are a great bridal look.
  4. Marbled Silk Hair Bands: Add color to plain hair bands with strips of marbled silk fabric. Learn how with this easy sewing tutorial.
  5. Holographic Ribbon Headband:  Great with any outfit, this easy DIY hair accessory is perfect for anyone!  Add a bit of sparkle and shine to a store bought headband with this easy DIY craft!
  6. Burst Blossom Headband:  This Burst Blossom Headband is the perfect accessory for spring.  The large flower on the side makes this handmade headband stand out among the rest! Customize this comfortable headband however you like, and be prepared to turn heads!


Hair Clips and Pins

Hair Pins

  1. Beaded Hair Clip: Create a colorful beaded hair clip with ladybugs and flowers, perfect for spring. The delicate glass beads are sewn to a piece of fabric before adorning the clip.
  2. Cute Sewn Hair Clips: If you're looking for an easy sewing project, try these cute sewn hair clips. They're quick and stylish, and you can make a bunch to match any outfit.
  3. Fashion Hair Pins: Make a set of hair pins for yourself or your child. These pins are so quick and easy to make, you can make some for everyone you know.
  4. Devilish Hair Clips: Make a simple devil Halloween costume by crocheting a pair of devil horns!
  5. Scrap Fabric Rosette Barette:  These cute hair pins are great for girls of all ages!  Make them for yourself or give them out as gifts.  This is also a great way to use up your leftover fabric scraps.
  6. Back to School Hair Bows:  Learn how to make hair bows using just a Bowdabra and a ruler! You can make these Back to School Hair Bows in every color of the rainbow for a sweet addition to every outfit.


Great for spring and the summer, these 10 Floral DIY Hair Accessories are a cute and easy way to add a little color to your outfit.




Scrunchies and Hairbands

diy scrunchie

  1. Chrysanthemum Accessory: This crochet flower pattern is easier to make than it is to spell. Pin it to a hair elastic and wear it around a ponytail for a stylish 'do.
  2. DIY Scrunchie: Sew your own scrunchie with this easy sewing tutorial, and you can pick fabric to match your outfit.
  3. A Ponytail Hair Wrap: Use this free crochet pattern to make this ponytail hair accessory and give your hair some flair!
  4. Hair Scrunchies Tree: If you're tired of your old scrunchies, make a decorative tree out of them for a green craft idea.
  5. Glittered Shoes Hair Band:  Cute girly crafts can be fun for all ages. Gab a couple of random shoes from your old Barbie dolls and create your own Glittered Shoes Hair Band. This cute accessory will add a fun touch to an ordinary braid or ponytail.


48 DIY Hair Accessories


From lovely crocheted headbands to tutorials on how to make bows for hair clips, these 48 DIY Hair Accessories will make adding some flair to your hair fun and easy!



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These flowers are looking really very beautiful it would add beauty to the hair for sure. Hair Accessories Distributor

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Hi, bessieashby2117 3963834. I'm not quite sure what type of hair accessory you are looking for, but here is a link to all of our hair accessory crafts on the site: http://www.favecrafts.com/Hair-Accessories I hope you find something you like!

I am looking for shrood patterns, these were like hair nets wore back in the 50's

Hi, philliplowry 8269422. Here is a link to some crocheted snood patterns on our sister site AllFreeCrochet: http://www.allfreecrochet.com/?task=search&search_term=snood Hope this helps! --Editors of FaveCrafts

love these and appreciate the contributers , these are great hair clip ideas and instructions, have a pink rainbow day

Ilove this method of making flowers . Very nice.

My grandbabies LOVED making these!!



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