This lovely embroidery project will turn your headphones into a work of art!

From Lova: "I’m not kidding when I say that I listen to music four hours a day (at least!). I always listen to music when I’m crafting or painting or riding the subway or walking or... well, a lot basically. I care about sound quality so I always like to use classic headphones instead of earplugs, and since my headphones are my most used accessory I decided that I needed to make them pretty so I could wear them with pride everyday! The headphones I used are Urban Ears Plattan, which are named after a place in central Stockholm which I used to pass by often when I lived there."

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You will need:
Headphones with a padded fabric headband
Embroidery Floss
Beads (optional)
Needle
Scissors
  1. Sketch your design or copy my cherry blossom design. You can find a lot of simple embroidery patterns online for free.
  2. Lightly sketch your design onto your headphone band.
  3. Start to embroider and attach beads as you go along. I’m not an expert, so I used simple stitches, but there are a lot of fun different stitches you can find in books and on the internet.
  4. Once you've finished your embroidery, put on your favorite song and dance a little!

TIP:

Don’t worry if you make a mistake! The fabric is very forgiving and it’s quite easy to remove the stitches and start over.



This lovely embroidery project will turn your headphones into a work of art!
Photography by Susanna Blavarg

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