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Wire and Fabric DIY Headband

Wire and Fabric DIY Headband
Wire and Fabric DIY Headband
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In the Designer's Words: "Having a bad hair day? Make a cute and practical DIY Wire Headband and spice up your summer look with this easy and quick tutorial!"
Learning how to make headbands is a great way to add cheap and unique accessories to your hair’s wardrobe. The problem is, oftentimes, DIY headbands do not have a ton of staying power. If you have ever tried to wear a fabric headband all day you know full well that they can slip and slide. The Wire and Fabric DIY Headband is the perfect solution to a no-fuss look. This smart headband design wraps around your head and stays put, allowing you to go about your day and not waste a single moment fretting over an unruly DIY hair accessory.

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Time to CompleteUnder an hour

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This reminds me of the wire edged ribbon which is so nice to bend into proper shape. Making sure the wire is secured in the outer seam edges keeps this headband secure and i think it would be easy to use and do a great job keeping your hair in place. I bet you could use floral guage wire but it might be good to add further padding so the wire does not eventually breakthrough fire repeats use or through washing. Though I would think hand washing would be best. Love this idea, thank you for sharing!

Wow, what a wonderful way to hold up my hair. I love hair accessories, and since I have long hair, I do need to keep it up and out of the way. I really like that these have wire in them to really hold up my hair. I am just wondering though what gauge of wire is right for this kind of project?

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