How to make scrunchies in 5 easy steps step 1. For a wider scrunchie just make the rectangle wider.
You can use leftover fabric from your project and reduce the fabric wastage.
How to make a satin scrunchie. Hope youll find it helpful. Use a shorter fabric rectangle to make scrunchies smoother and less bunchy. To make a hair scrunchie start by cutting a piece of elastic thats about 4 inches long and 12 an inch wide.
Once your elastic is in place push it back into the tube of your scrunchie and sew the opening closed by hand. Cut out a rectangle of fabric measuring about 35 inches 9cm by 14 inches 36cm or 2 3 times longer than your elastic. Cut a piece of fabric 4 wide x 20 or 22 long.
Use steam with caution on satin and silk fabrics as they may discolor. This will form your fabric tube into a ring with a 3 opening along the outside edge. Either length will work.
Using a narrower piece of fabric will make a thinner less puffy scrunchie. Stitch the long edge of the fabric and remove the pins. Now your oversized scrunchie is ready to use.
Iron cut fabric gently iron out any wrinkles in your fabric. They always seem to stretch out too fast or they just arent big. Fold the fabric in half right side in and pin.
It is nearly impossible to find a satin scrunchie adequate enough for my thick natural hair. A wider piece of fabric will make a scrunchie larger and fluffy. With my recent update to the booklets i decided to add a free scrunchie pattern at the end as a small thank you from me to you.
Fold the tube in half and carefully align the open top and bottom edges. Make a mini scrunchie by reducing both the length and width of the fabric rectangle. Pin these edges together and then stitch them with a 14 seam allowance to secure as seen below.
Secure the safety pin through one end of the elastic piece. Some of you asked me to make a tutorial on how to sew that scrunchie so here is it. Cut a long strip of fabric fold it lenghtwise right sides together and pin.
Next fold the fabric in half lengthwise so the printed side is facing inward and sew the edges together. Sew the long edge so that you create a tube and leave a 1 inch gap near both ends. Length anything from 15 to 25 inches width anything from 3 to 6 inches.
Use the safety pin end and thread the elastic through your scrunchie tube. Overlap each 12 end to complete the elastic circle and pin then sew in place. Then cut your piece of fabric so its 8 inches long and 4 inches wide.