Fold Over Elastic
Fold over Elastic is a flat soft elastic that measures 5/8" wide with a crease down the center! It can be used to make soft elastic baby headbands, cloth diapers and a ton of fun sewing projects.
To make a fold over elastic baby headband, all you need is decent fabric glue or hot glue, a needle, a small ribbon, a thread, and elastic material. Use 12-inch elastic for a newborn, 15-inch for a baby between 4 and 12 months, and 17-inch for a baby between 1 and 3 years. You could buy all these supplies from BitsyBands.com. The actual process of making the headband is very straightforward and there are many resources on how to do it, including YouTube videos of our own.
DIY (do-it-yourself) making of fold over elastic headbands is advantageous in that you will spend less money. The supplies you will need cost a fraction of a ready-made headband. Making a headband for your baby makes for a great pastime and it can be a great stress reliever, as is making other things for the baby. You could take the project to bond with family members or friends. Another reason to make baby headbands yourself is that you will make it according to your specific preference.
Headbands not only make newborns look beautiful and stylish, but they also fascinate the babies. There are psychological research findings that show that kids should be exposed to a variety of colors if they are to develop beauty's aesthetic sense. You could make baby headbands! One of the most popular is the fold over elastic headband.
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