6 Easy Steps to Make a Fun Turban Headband at Home

6 Materials
1 Hour

This fun and easy twisty turban headband makes a great addition to any outfit. Whether you’re looking to jazz up a simple jean and t-shirt combo or are wanting to accessorize a more glam look, this turban wrap headband is the perfect choice. Let’s get started.

Tools and materials:

  • Silk
  • Pins
  • Safety pin
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron
  • Elastic (1.57 x 6.69 inches)
Three silk rectangles to begin turban twist headband DIY

1. Begin with three silk rectangles

To make this elegant turban headband, begin with three silk rectangles (two 18.11 x 9.84 inches and one 3.93 x 10.23 inches) and fold each in half lengthways, with the right side of the silk inside.

Creating three silk tubes for DIY turban twist headband

2. Create three silk tubes

Secure the silk with pins then sew the outer edges of each silk rectangle together in turn, remembering to secure the stitches. You should now have three silk tubes.

Inserting paper to press the seam of DIY turban twist headband

Press the seam open. To easily iron the silk tubes, insert a piece of sized paper.

Using a safety pin to turn silk inside out

Using a safety pin, turn the silk tubes inside out so that the seam is hidden. Press the seam flat and iron again.

Adding the elastic to DIY turban twist headband

3. Add the elastic

Take the smallest of the three silk rectangles and insert the elastic using a safety pin. Secure it with pins and sew across both ends of the band. 

Sewing across the outer edges to form a band

4. Form a band

Fold one of the larger tubes in half and sew across the outer edges to form a band. 

Pinching together excess silk

5. Combine the silk pieces

Then, place the elasticated band in the center of the larger band. Pinch the excess silk into a neat end, then sew the two pieces together, remembering to secure the stitches. Trim away any excess threads. 

Combing the silk pieces

Adding the final piece of the turban twist headband

6. Add the final piece

Turn the smaller band out from the larger band then insert the remaining larger tube through the first larger tube. Sew the open ends of the silk together.

Again, place the end of the elasticated band in the center of the larger band. Pinch in the excess silk into a neat end, then pin and sew the two pieces together.

Completed turban twist headband

Turban headband

You should now have a beautiful turban headband, ready to wear! Let me know what you think of this quick and fun DIY. You can share your thoughts in the comments below.

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