For large scrunchies cut a 24 x 45cm rectangle. Fold the rectangle in half lengthways.
Sew across the pinned end first making sure that you sew the.
Scrunchie fabric to elastic ratio. For smaller scrunchies cut a 16 x 45cm rectangle. Always cut fabric along the grainline unless otherwise specified in the instructions. Draw and pull out the free end of the elastic through the opposite open end of the fabric.
Fold the fabric lengthwise over the elastic and pin the end together where the elastic is even pinning through the elastic. Pre wash and iron your fabric before cutting. These measurements are meant as a guide you can easily adjust the length and width to experiment with different sized scrunchies.
11 by 3 30 x 8 cm 5 13cm long elastic. Fabric scissors sewing machine with sewing thread to match your fabric sewing needle 12 metre elastic instructions. Lay the elastic on the right side of the fabric even at one end and extending over the other end.
2 fold the fabric lengthwise right sides together and stitch along the long side using a 14 up to 38 seam allowance. Take off the safety pins from the elastic. Cut a piece of elastic that measures 85 long.
Cut your scrap fabric to measure 4 wide by 18 long. Use needle and thread to stitch the open ends of the fabric to complete the fabric scrunchie. Cut a rectangle of fabric for the scrunchie.
To finish this type of elastic gather fold it under and sew it down again with a straight stitch this time still stretching the elastic as you sew. 2 turn under one narrow end of the fabric piece by 14 07 cm and topstitch so you create a finished edge. If i had used a piece of elastic that was shorter in relation to my fabric the fabric would be much more gathered so choose your elasticfabric ratio based on your project.
Once that is done you can use the pattern pieces to cut out your fabric or send it to cut in the cricut with the svg. Adding the elastic turn you piece inside out. If youre using.
How to make a scrunchie with a flat elastic. I use a safety pin to thread my elastic through but a bodkin would work just as well. Pin the lengthwise edge to sew.
Cut your elastic and thread through your scrunchie safety one side of the elastic to the scrunchie so you dont lose it well your threading it through. Use a length of elastic a little longer than the fabric you make the scrunchie. Tie a very tight knot using the both open ends of the elastic.
After you have everything cut out you should have one piece of elastic one scrunchie piece and two bow pieces.