This months Fat Quarter project is a fun twisted headband! Follow along below to learn how to make your very own!
- 1 Fat Quarter of Knit fabric
- Sewing Machine
- Marking Pen
Step 1: Choosing the Fabric
For this project you will need a fabric with stretch to it. Meaning you will need a knit fabric. We chose our Polyester Slub Jersey for this project and got this adorable Fall Leaves design by khaus printed on it!
Step 2: Cutting Fabric
Next you will cut out your pattern pieces. You will need to take your ruler and marking pen and measure out 2 rectangles at 22” x 5 ½” and cut them out of your fabric.
Now you will fold each rectangle pattern piece in half hot dog style with right sides together and pin.
Since you are working with a knit fabric you will need to use either a zig zag stitch on your sewing machine or if you have a serger you can use that instead. We chose to use our serger.
Sew or serge at 1/8” seam allowance along the long edge of each of your pattern pieces leaving about 1” unsewn at each edge of each pattern piece.
Next you will flip your pattern pieces right sides out and lay them on top of each other in the shape of an X.
Now you will fold each piece connecting it to the other side of itself but ensuring that it is inside the other pattern piece.
Now you will take your open ends and pin together to sew. Again, sew or serge at 1/8” seam allowance.
This will leave you with 2 openings. You will hand stitch those closed using a ladder stitch.
Now that you have your 2 connected circles you will then twist them in the center.
Next take the short-sewn ends and place one right side edge to one wrong side edge so that the long seams are both facing down in the middle. You will then pin in place and stitch within your short seam line connecting the 2 circles.
Voila you are all done! These little headbands are a cinch to make and are perfect all year round!