Ballet Bun Wrap with Shabby Flowers

Make a Ballet Bun Wrap for the little girl who loves to have their long hair groomed into a bun. Whether they are trying to look like a ballerina or just to keep their long hair out of the way.

Ballet Bun Wrap instructions final

Shabby flowers are a delight to use as they are soft and pliable when stitching and placing in the hair. These are so simple to make that you can stitch them up anywhere.

They would also be a great craft for school fetes or dance class fundraisers.

Instructions to make a Ballet Bun Wrap

You will need:

Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions 1a

3 x fabric flowers
3 x Rhinestone buttons with shank
Other style rhinestone buttons can be found here – Rhinestone buttons with shank
1m x 9mm grosgrain ribbon
Matching thread
Fabric glue or Kikusui Double Sided Tape
Heat sealing tool, matches or tea light candle

Trim excess netting from the flowers.

Cut ribbon into 1 x 80cm and 1 x 20cm piece. Heat seal 80cm piece.

Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions 2

Find the centre of the 80cm ribbon and stitch the centre flower there. Without tying off the thread stitch one button in the centre of the flower.

Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions 3

Place the next flower on the ribbon slightly overlapping the centre flower. Stitch in place and add the button.

Overlap the final flower and stitch down then add the button.

Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions 4

Turn your piece upside down. Trim the 20cm piece of ribbon to cover the length of the stitching. Heat seal the ends.

Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions 5

Use fabric glue or double sided tape to attach the smaller piece of ribbon covering all stitching.

Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions 6
Ballet Bun Wrap Shabby Flowers rhinestone buttons
Alternatively you could make these with patterned Shabby Flowers, with or without buttons.

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Ballet Bun Wrap Instructions collage

4 thoughts on “Ballet Bun Wrap with Shabby Flowers

  1. Kylie says:

    These are adorable, thank you for sharing. I may have to get my craft on so I can do this for my daughter and her dancing.

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