The idea and inspiration for this post comes from my mom. She is visiting from Bolivia and as we were chatting and catching up she asked me what I was going to blog about for Monday. I hadn’t thought about it yet (probably because I was too excited over her visit to simmer over any ideas.) She had a sewing idea ready to pitch — THE SCRUNCHIE. What? But before I totally shelved her idea, I googled “are scrunchies making a comeback” . . . and sure enough, they have made their comeback. You can even buy this fancy Marc Jacobs scrunchie for $32.
Here is a quick tutorial for my mother’s version of the scrunchie. This one is a two-poofed scrunchie which enhances the scrunchiness of the scrunchy scrunch.
My mom completed this sewing project for me. I just took the photos. So she gets full credit for this one. Thanks mom!
All you really need is
- some scrap fabric. (mine was 10 inches by 22 inches)
- sewing machine (my mom hand sews hers back home)
- safety pin
Then turn it right side out, mark the middle and sew two straight stitches on both sides of chalk mark to create a “channel” for the elastic . . .
You can hand sew to join the ends together. Here it is . . .
It’s totally scrunchalicious . . .
I always throw my hair in a bun, so I just wrap this right around. I’ve worn it every day since. Thanks mom!
Until next Monday!