How to Make a Scrunchie



  • WARNING: Hot glue will be used, so keep away from children
  • Please read all instructions before you start
  • May need parental support with hot glue gun
  • Will work with most material

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Step 1: Gather Materials

  • Fabric
  • Glue Gun
  • Tape Measurer/Ruler (We used both and they will both work)
  • Scissor
  • Hair Elastic
  • Marker
  • Cup/Tumbler

Step 2: Place Fabric on Flat Surface

Place the fabric and lay it down on a flat surface

Step 3: Measure and Cut the Fabric

Measure and cut out 14 inches long by 3 inches wide

Step 4: Fold the Fabric

Fold both edges horizontally for a clean edge

Step 5: Glue the Fabric

Using a hot glue gun, apply a thin line of glue on the fabric horizontally

Step 6: Repeat on the Other Side

Repeat on the other side

Step 7: Place Elastic Around Cup

Put a hair elastic over a cup

Step 8: Place Fabric Through the Elastic

Place the fabric inside out and proceed to wrap the fabric around the elastic

Step 9: Glue Fabric Together

Fold the sides over until they meet the center and glue

Step 10: Tuck the Fabric

Tuck one end of the fabric into the other end

Step 11: Glue Both Sides

Glue a small dot on both sides

Step 12: VSCO GIRL TIME!!!!


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    2 Discussions

    Penolopy Bulnick

    7 weeks ago

    These are great! I've been wanting to make some scrunchis because my hair binders always seem to pull out my hair :P

    You should consider entering the First Time Author Contest :)


    7 weeks ago

    Love scrunchies! This is a great way to use scrap fabric too!