Most long hair-havers know the importance of a headband.

This super easy and thrifty DIY breathes new life into old T-shirts. Watch the video above or follow the steps below to try this DIY at home!

Cut the hem off of the bottom of an old T-shirt and throw it away. Cut a 2 inch strip from the bottom of the T-shirt. Cut another of the same or a different T-shirt.

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Stretch the T-shirt strips

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Make a large loop with one strip

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With the other strip, place it under the loop going over one end and under the other. Place the end on the left under the loop and weave the other end over, under, and over

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Pull the ends to tighten the knot

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Cut a small rectangular scrap of fabric from one of the shirt sleeves

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Glue the ends of the sailor knot to the scrap piece, and wrap the scrap around the ends, gluing it in place

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Let glue dry. Wear with the knot at the top of your head. Enjoy!

Let us know if you tried this DIY in the comments below, on Facebook or Twitter.


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