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How to Make Headbands

Learn how to make headbands with these free patterns and tutorials.


Headbands are a great way to style up your outfit or just keep hair out of your face. Their simple design means they're easy to make and customize, too. Here are some free headband projects.

Drew Barrymore's Feathered Headband

Drew Barrymore
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Drew Barrymore is wearing a thin headband that has been embellished with a beautiful feather. You can make it, too with these easy instructions.

Make a T-Shirt Sleeve Headband

T-Shirt Sleeve Headband
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Turn a t-shirt sleeve into a headband, and turn up your good recycling karma. Create this soft and cute headband with these easy steps.

Paris Hilton's 30's Headband

Paris Hilton
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Paris has been busy trying out headbands from all over the world, lately. Here, she is looking lovely in this thick headband and short-cropped hair that brings back visions of the flapper days.

8 Crochet Headbands

Crochet Headbands
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Even the simplest of crochet stitches can product a rockin headband. Our Guide to Crochet has supplied these eight free patterns.

Zoe Kravitz's Beaded Headband

Zoe Kravitz
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Here, Zoe is wearing a headband that uses a peyote stitch to complete a traditional design. You can try your own hand at beadwork with these free beadwork patterns.

5 Knit Headbands

Knit Headband
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Our Guide to Knitting, Sarah E. White, has created some of the cutest knit headband patterns that you'll find on the web. From fancy to casual, these will do the trick.

More Celebrity Headbands to Make

Olivia Inge
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Headbands are coming back in style, with Paris Hilton leading the way. From whimsical hippie braids to the dolled-up flapper masterpieces, headbands are making a comeback.

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