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Stitch a gorgeous golden winter leaf headband

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this project, you'll a double band metal hairband and some gold leather.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 2
    Step 2

    Create a paper template in a simple leaf shape that you like and trace around it as many times as you can onto the back of the leather.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out the leather leaves.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 4
    Step 4

    Tie the embroidery thread to the base of one side of the headband.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 5
    Step 5

    Thread the embroidery floss onto a needle and stitch through the first leather leaf, knotting it to the headband.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 6
    Step 6

    Then stitch up the leaf, in the design of a stem and attach the top of the leaf back to the headband.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add a few stem lines at either side of the leaf.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 8
    Step 8

    Attach the second leaf below the first, jutting out to one side and repeat the stitches similar to the ones you made on the first leaf.

  • How to make a fabric headband. Winter Leaves Headband - Step 9
    Step 9

    Continue adding leaves in the same way until you're happy with your design. You can cover the whole hairband like I did or just half for a more asymmetrical design!

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