Upcycle textile into a scarf or headband
Stylish and sustainable, what more do you need? In this step-by-step plan we’re showing you how to upcycle old fabrics into a beautiful scarf or headband. This easy DIY fashion craft can turn that old t-shirt or unused piece of curtain into the accessory you need in your summer wardrobe. And with all the different color options, you can make sure it suits your style perfectly. So get creative and have fun!
What you need
- Talens Art Creation Textile paint
- Textile of your choice
- Texture paint roller
- Sponge sticks
- Tear-off palette
- Use textile made of at least 50% cotton
- Wash the textile without fabric softener if it’s new
Take an old t-shirt and cut oﬀ the bottom in which ever size suits you.
Paint it with dots in diﬀerent textile colors using sponge sticks. Let it dry for 30 minutes. Fixate for 5 minutes using an iron.
Take a white scarf and a texture paint roller.
Cover the table with plastic and lay down the scarf. Choose 2 colours of paint and the pattern roller you want.
Apply the paint onto the scarf using a pattern roller. Let it dry for 30 minutes. Fixate for 5 minutes using an iron.
There are many different ways to wear a headband. Try different styles to see what fits you!
There are even more different ways to wear a scarf. Try different styles to see what suits you! Enjoy!