This classic accessory is made from luxurious modern fabrics—crushed velvet or satin sik blend.

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velvet and satin headbands
JANELLE JONES

What are the benefits of a silk headband? Silk and satin help is versatile: It's naturally cool to the touch while possessing a breathable yet insulating fabric, which makes it great for all seasons. Our knotted take on the accessory is as stylish as it is functional. Make a variety of different colors to complement any outfit or mood.

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What you need

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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Using a rotary cutter, cut two squares of fabric: a skinny piece measuring 2 by 13 inches and a bigger piece measuring 23 by 9 inches; on the bigger piece cut off the corners.

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Step 2

Cinch the bigger fabric in the middle. Adhere the smaller fabric on the underside of the headband using fabric glue; hold in place and let dry to secure.

Step 3

Wrap the underside fabric around the headband. Tie the cinched fabric into a knot at the top of the headband.

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Step 4

Tighten the knot to secure and fold fabric over the topside of the headband, tucking in the ends and securing with glue.

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Step 5

Fold in the topside fabric onto the innerside of the band, loosely pleating from the bottom up and securing with glue; let dry completely before wearing.

    Comments (1)

    How difficult was this project?
    Martha Stewart Member
    July 24, 2021
    Difficulty: Very Hard
    Need some pictures as written directions don't provide good instruction.

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