Free Sewing Patterns for Hair Accessories

Summer offers special challenges for your hair. Use these free patterns to make your own hair solutions for the summer. Use your fabric scraps to have hair accessories for every outfit you won!

Sew your own hair headbands, ribbons, bows, hair flowers and more while using your scraps of fabric. If you make the outfit, you are bound to have perfect compliments to the outfit when the accessories are made with the fabric scraps.

  • 01 of 09

    Sew Your Own Hair Scrunchie

    Adding the Tie Piece to the Scrunchie
    Mollie Johanson

    These scrunchies are a great way to hold a ponytail without damaging your hair. If you have fine silky hair you may need a covered band to hold a ponytail but a scrunchie covering it will dress up your hair. Use production sewing techniques to sew a bag full to have on hand and match every possible outfit!​

  • 02 of 09

    Free Directions to Create a Scrunchie Fabric Headband

    Free Directions to Create a Scrunchie Fabric Headband
    Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    These headbands are a perfect way to use your fabric scraps to make a matching headband, adding bows and other adornments make it even more special. Since you are the designer and the creator, you choose the size, the color, and the fabric to make the most comfortable and the most adorable headband possible!

  • 03 of 09

    Free Expandable Headband Pattern

    Sew your own expandable headband!
    Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    This headband is very versatile and can be as wide as you want. It is a perfect solution to being able to protect your hair from the sun if you are staying outside but at the same time, only have a headband if that's the look you want. The fabric covered elastic prevents your hair from being damaged and it's comfortable to wear.

  • 04 of 09

    Sewing Patterns to Sew Your Own Hats

    A sun hat made with free pattern making software
    Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    This style of hat helps make memories and a great outfit by topping the outfit off with a matching hat! A hat also protects against sunburn and possible skin cancer so making your own hat is a winner in more ways than one!

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  • 05 of 09

    Toddler's Fluted Edge Hat

    Free Pattern to Sew a Fluted Edge Toddler Hat
    Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    A baseball cap is not going to offer ears and neck any kind of sun protection but this hat will. Your fabric choice will make it perfect for a boy or a girl.

  • 06 of 09

    Sew a Toddler Sun Bonnet with a Ruffle Brim

    Toddler Sun Bonnet With a Ruffle Brim
    Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    You can make one of this hat to match every outfit your little girls owns. The ruffle edge is simple but effective in offering sun protection while giving a frilly touch to the simple hat. Perfect for any and every outfit!

  • 07 of 09

    How to Make Hats, Free Hat Patterns and Find Millinery Supplies

    Hat making doesn't have to be a dying art. Use free patterns and the wealth of information available on the Internet. This list is created to guide you to free hat making information and patterns.

  • 08 of 09

    Bows And Ribbons How To's

    Finished Two Loop Bow
    Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    Sometimes, a bow or ribbon is all that is needed to complete an outfit. Tie a fancy bow or a simple bow, attach a bobby pin or barrette and you have your solution. These links will guide you to instructions to tying a perfect bow.

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  • 09 of 09

    Hat Making Techniques & Information

    These links will guide you to sites with hat making information and supplies so there is no limit to the possibilities when you make your own hats and head wear.