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28 Remarkable Bandana Craft Ideas

Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.


In this article, I'll share with you all the bandana craft sites that I found in my Google search that include a large picture of the craft and the instructions for making the craft. When I started my search, it didn't look like there were many projects shown in the Google images that included the instructions: Most seemed to be sites selling the finished product. But, as one site led me to another, I found that there are more than first meets the eye.

All the bandana crafts that you'll find here include the site address that will take you to the instructions.

To make the centerpiece shown above, find the instructions at Dollar Store Crafts. These are nice for when you need a large number of centerpieces.


1. Easy Bandana Pillows

I like the clean, crisp look of these bandana pillows. For the instructions to make this project, go to Heathered Nest.


2. Bandana Bracelets

You'll find these bandana bracelets super easy to make using strips of torn fabric. Find the instructions for making these no-sew, simple fabric bracelets at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.


3. Bandana Picnic Quilt

This is a perfect, easy to make, bandana picnic quilt. Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom has the information you'll need to make this beautiful and useful quilt.


4. All American Wreath

A beautiful wreath like this one is so very appropriate for the summer and 4th of July décor. This so very patriotic appearing wreath is featured, and includes the instructions, on the Girl in the Garage site.

5. DIY Bandana Bracelet


6. Reusable Bowl Covers

I love the simple and useful use of bandanas to make these reusable bowl covers.

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7. Adorable Bandana Dress

This adorable little dress will quickly become a little girls favorite. Find out how to make this cute little dress at Naptime = Craft Time!


8. Party Favors

You'll love decorating with these cute little bandana party favors.


9. Bandana Rag Bow

Imagine all the ways you can use this rag bow. Glue it on a headband or a pin, use it as an accent on a purse, or attach to a belt. I love this multi-use bow. Find the directions for making it at Sewing and Crafting with Sarah.


10. Halter Top

The tutorial for this cute little halter top is found at Bits & Pieces. You'll also see a denim skirt shown and an address is given that will take you to that tutorial.


11. Tie Heart Pillow

A super easy and eyecatching pillow. Great project for a girl's slumber party. Find the instructions at A Crafty Mix and add color to any room.

12. DIY No-Sew Dog Bandana


13. Summer Tote

A tote made of cotton bandanas is perfect for summer use. This isn't a difficult bag pattern, so it goes together quickly. You'll find the instructions for this tote at Sallygoodin.


14. Bandana Skirt

A skirt for a 3 or 4 year old can be made using one bandana. You'll find the tutorial for making this skirt at V and CO.

15. Make an Easy Patriotic Pillow


16. No-Sew Bandana Headband

This is really a cute way to keep those long locks under control, especially when playing sports or when the weather is windy. The tutorial for making this headband can be found at Family Chic.


17. Book Covers

This is a no sew project with the instructions given at favecrafts. Give your books a unique bandana style.


18. Bandana Necklace

Find the easy to follow tutorial for making this bandana necklace at Happiness is Homemade. A really nice accessory to wear with jeans.


19. Bandana Pumpkins

I have to smile when I look at these bandana pumpkins. Aren't they the cutest things? Make some for your Halloween décor by following the instructions at Sadie Seasongoods.


20. Bandana Halter

You'll get the instructions for making the halter top at sew country chick. and also the directions on painting the cutoffs.


21. Bandana Bonnet

You'll be able to make this bandana bonnet by going to the thriftyfun site for the directions. I wish I'd had this information when I was making a bonnet for a grandchild a few years ago.


22. Hobo Bag

You'll find plenty of uses for this hobo bag. This summer you can use it to go to the beach. Find the directions at Dollar Store Crafts and then imagine all the things you can use this hobo bag for.


23. Bandana Fringe Flip Flops

Easy, cheap and fun to make. Help the kids make their own flip flop by following the instructions given at eleven Magnolia Lane.


24. Snap Bag

Be sure to go to this site, Buzzing and Bumbling, and read the instructions for this snap bag. I was really surprised why it's called a snap bag.

25. Bandana Halter Top


26. Headband

Find out how super easy it is to make this bandana headband by following the instructions given at Positively Splendid.


27. Sunglasses Case

This is really a cute bandana sunglasses case idea. Useful and no-sew.

© 2013 Loraine Brummer