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Hair scrunchies

Date Posted:19 July 2019 

Create a cute and fashionable hair scrunchie for yourself or a gift! This easy and simple beginner project is perfect for making your own accessories, as a gift or even for kids! In less than 15 minutes you can create the perfect hair accessory.


  • Sewing machine
  • Scrap material (to be cut into 18 inch x 3.5 inch strips)
  • Elastic (7 inches long)
  • Scissors/Rotary cutter
  • Safety pins


Step 1

Cut the scrap material into an 18 inch x 3.5 inch strip. Press and fold the printed sides together.

Step 2

Sew a 1/4 inch seam along the edges together, making a tube. Use the safety pin to pull it inside out.

Step 3

Cut a piece of elastic to 7 inches long. Attach the safety pin to one end of the elastic and pull it through the fabric tube, gathering the material.

Step 4

Sew flat the two ends of the elastic, making a whole circle.

Step 5

Turn sides of material inwards and insert one end into the other. Sew along the seam, closing the tube.

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