Refashion Ideas - How to Make Braided Headbands with Ribbon for Girls

Summary: Here you’ll learn how to make braided headbands with ribbon. Once you understand this pattern and the skill, you can even make various ribbon headbands for your girls within a few time!

Refashion Ideas - How to Make Braided Headbands with Ribbon for Girls

Ribbon headbands are feminine, fun and easy to make. By using different types of ribbon, they can be as vibrant and adorable as you want. Here, I’m gonna show how you can make a braided headbands with ribbon. Only a simple Chinese knot technique and 30 minutes are required!

Supplies needed in the easy to make headbands:

10mm Satin Ribbon
50mm Satin Ribbon
Blank Headband (or an old one)
Hot Melt Glue Gun
Scissors

Supplies needed in the easy to make headbands

How to make braided headbands with ribbon?

Step 1: Braid the ribbons

1st, take two 10mm satin ribbons, tie an overhand knot to hold them together. Pin the knot on a flat;
2nd, make a loop with the yellow ribbon in clockwise direction;
3rd, make a loop with the purple ribbon in counter clockwise direction. Next, insert the purple loop into the yellow one;
4th, tighten the yellow loop;
5th, make a loop with yellow ribbon and insert into the previous purple one;
6th, tighten the purple loop;
7th, make loop with the purple ribbon and insert into the previous yellow one;
8th, tighten the yellow loop;

Braid the ribbons
9th, repeat the 6th and 7th processes until get a same length of the headband;

repeat the 6th and 7th processes for an ideal length
10th, pass the purple ribbon through the yellow loop. Tighten the loop then. Keep 2~3cm at end and remove the excess.

pass the purple ribbon through the yellow loop

Step 2: Glue the braided ribbon onto the headband

1st, unfasten the first overhand knot;
2nd, glue the braided ribbon part onto the headband;

glue the braided ribbon part onto the headband
3rd, wrap the starting end and ending end by using the 50mm ribbon. Lay the 50mm ribbon under the headband and wrap the ribbon twice as picture shows. Then, wrap an extra 2~3 times and remove the excess ribbon. Finally, seal with glue gun;
4th, repeat the above actions at the other end.

wrap two ends with wide ribbon

Done! Just cannot wait to have a try ; )

finished braided headbands with ribbon

So, if you’re getting a little tired and worn wearing those headbands had flowers on, making these braided headbands with ribbon may be one of the best refashion ideas. Hope you’ll like it!

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