Friday, March 16, 2012

Shamrock Hairband


Erin go braugh!

What does that even mean? I have no idea. Can anyone tell me?

This shamrock headband is a super cute and easy craft for St. Patrick's Day [which, in case you aren't aware of such things, is on Saturday]. This isn't really a tutorial per se, more of a tutorial roundup. Or no, a tutorial pairing.

I saw this great felt shamrock tutorial the other day on Paper and Ink, so I made two of them, one in the size she recommends and one slightly smaller.


Then I made one of my Prim Bow Hairband patterns [available in my etsy shop and as instant download here] out of undyed cotton with the option for the plain hairband. Then I just hand sewed the two shamrocks on!


You could also make the bow version and stick a smaller shamrock in the middle of it. I kind of wish I had thought of that before I made this one. Oh well.

If you don't want to make your own hairband you could just sew a few shamrocks onto one you already have. It'll take fifteen minutes tops!


And if you're looking for some cupcake inspiration for this weekend, be sure to check out my Pot o' Gold cupcakes [with full decorating tutorial!]:


Have a happy weekend!

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