This week we’re taking a step back in time and making something you might not have thought about since the 1990s!
That’s right, scrunchies are back in style – you know, those puffy, elastic-filled fabric bands you probably used to keep your hair out of your eyes as you watched Boy Meets World or the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
It took some convincing, but Shannon Fabrics National Educator Teresa Coates has officially embraced this trend from yesteryear, and here she shares her tips for sewing a scrunchie with minky plush fabric.
In her own words, Teresa describes this as “a ridiculously easy project”, and we agree. Make a scrunchie for yourself to match your crop top and jelly sandals, or sew several and share with your friends at your next sleepover.
Below Teresa outlines the fabrics and notions you’ll need to sew a totally rad scrunchie from Cuddle® minky plush fabric, as well as her step-by-step video tutorial.
Fabrics and notions you’ll need to make a scrunchie with Cuddle® minky plush fabric
These products can be substituted for whatever you have on hand, but here is what Teresa recommends for her scrunchie tutorial:
- Cuddle® or Luxe Cuddle® scraps (at least 3 ½” x 22”)
- ¼” elastic (9” for each scrunchie)
- Rotary cutter
- Long flower-head pins
- Polyester thread
- 90/14 Stretch needle
- Hand sewing needle (optional)
Video tutorial: How to make a scrunchie with Cuddle® minky plush fabric
Mark your calendar — as part of Sew Together Tuesday, Teresa will be going LIVE on the Shannon Fabrics Facebook page at 10 am PDT on September 22 to share her tips on how to sew a scrunchie with Cuddle® minky plush fabric.
Ready to start creating with Cuddle® minky fabric? Use our store locator to find a selection of Cuddle® minky fabric online or near you.