T-Shirt Accessories - I had that idea sheet laying on the tables and then let them do whatever they wanted. Of course I took no pictures (and it was the photographer's day off of camp) - but it was the girls favorite craft of the entire week. I gave them each about 7 inches of fabric (from Joann's, Walmart, and Fabric.com) and let them trade neighbors if they wanted multiple colors.
The links to ideas on the sheet above:
Tshirt Yarn Necklace
Knotted Headband and with video
But some of those don't have tutorials, so here's some quick hints on how to make them and how I adapted them for camp. Remember, HOT GLUE will hold fabric - - it's a great trick for camp because there's no way I'm hauling up several sewing machines. Hot Glue works great.
so, sorry about the bad pictures, but I've been at Cub Scout Day Camp for three days straight (only one more to go!) and so you're lucky I'm blogging :) but I'm just not up for editing photos, so you get these bad ones...
First, you have 2 pieces of fabric that will go all the way around your head. Make one curve into a "c":
Then hot glue the two ends together, by slightly overlapping one end over the other:
Done and Done - - super cute!!
If you like making headbands from knit or old t-shirts, here are a bunch of other ideas:
Knit Headbands from T-Shirts