Wire Flower Headband

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Make wire and pony bead flowers and string them onto friendship thread to create a hippie headband!


  • Silver Beading Wire 20 Gauge
  • Friendship Thread Basic Colors
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Wire Cutters


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Step 2.

Cut an 18″ piece of wire.

Step 3.

On one end, string on 5 white mini pony beads. Twist the end to the other half of the wire, as shown.

Step 4.

String on 15 purple mini pony beads.

Step 5.

Loop the pony beads around to the middle. Slip the end of the wire through the center of the white pony beads and loop around.

Step 6.

Repeat for the rest of the petals. Cut off any excess wire.

Step 7.

Repeat Steps 2-6 in different colors until you have 5 flowers made.

Step 8.

Cut 2 pieces of friendship thread large enough to fit around your head and tie in a knot.

Step 9.

Put the two pieces of friendship together and wrap tape around each end to make it easier to slip through the beads. Slip the friendship thread through 2 pony beads on each flower, as shown.

Step 10. Space out the flowers as desired.