Fashion Headband

Adorn basic headbands with beautiful feathers for a one-of-a-kind accessory.

Fashion Headband

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, May 2009


  • Feathers

  • Scissors

  • Fabri-Tac fabric glue

  • Nonstick surface, such as a hot-glue mat or leftover label-backing paper

  • Ribbon

  • Needle and thread

  • Button

  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks

  • Plain headband

  • Clothespin


  1. Select nice-looking feathers. Snip excess fuzz from around quill with sharp scissors.

  2. Place a small dab of Fabri-Tac onto a nonstick surface. Arrange feathers with quills meeting in the dab of glue. Let dry for one hour. Peel feathers from nonstick surface.

  3. Sew a running stitch on one side of ribbon with a needle and thread.

  4. Pull thread while sliding ribbon down to create flower.

  5. Hot glue button to center of ribbon flower.

  6. Look in mirror with headband on to determine placement of feathers. Mount feather pad to headband with Fabri-Tac or hot glue, and secure with clothespin until dry.

  7. Add ribbon flower at base of feather hackle with hot glue and secure with a clothespin until dry.


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