A tear prevented the donation of this maternity top, so we decided to transform it into something else!

Materials

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

  • T-shirt
  • Fabric glue
  • Fabric scissors
  • Embroidery floss/ needle
  • Smock
  • Craft tray

Directions

  • Cut a heart out of felt.

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

  • We sewed a bit of detail around the edges with the embroidery floss and the thread.

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

  • Cut a strip off the bottom portion of your t-shirt (or several if you want to make more than one headband!)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

  • Twist it into a figure eight as shown and then fold it in half. ¬†This will make your headband.

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

  • Glue your heart or hearts onto the headband. ¬†(We recommend putting it in a craft tray for this part and donning a smock to protect your clothes.)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

  • Allow to dry overnight.
  • Put on your headband for Valentine’s Day (or everyday!) or give it to a friend!

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Valentine's Day: Up-cycled T-shirt Headband with make-it-your-own.com (Crafts & activities for kids)

Purpose

  • Re-imaging items

Safety Notes

  • Remove headbands for active play (e.g., at the playground) to prevent strangulation.
  • Use fabric scissors with care and adult supervision.
  • Wear a smock and use a craft tray to protect your clothes and surfaces.
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