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DIY: Colourful Elastic Hair Ties

DIY: Elastic Hair TiesHave you seen the newest rage in hair accessories? When it comes to your daughter's do, it's all about these Colourful Elastic Hair Ties. Best of all, it's a little known fact that the material used for these trendy bands is a simple sewing trim: FOE (fold-over-elastic), which is stretchy and economical! DIY a couple dozen for under 5 bucks.

Supplies:

DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Supplies

Instructions:

Step 1: Measure out 9 inches of fold-over-elastic and cut.
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 1

Step 2: Fold the elastic in half.
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 2

Step 3: Make a loop, keeping the elastic in half.
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 3

Step 4: Bring the middle, uncut end up through the loop
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 4

Step 5: Pull the loop all the way through, making sure to keep the tails at a nice length.
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 5

Step 6: Snip the tail at a diagonal
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 6

Step 7:Make some precious pig tails for your sweetie
DIY Elastic Hair Ties - Step 7