How to DIY A Mermaid Towel Wrap

How to make a mermaid towel

Let your kid’s imagination soar with this cute DIY mermaid towel wrap!

In this easy crafting tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a mermaid towel wrap using our VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Tape.

Perfect for poolside fun, this DIY mermaid towel wrap can be washed and reused time after time. This cute towel will not only keep the kids dry after a dunk in the water,  it’ll also let their imagination soar with summertime fun.

 

How to Make a DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap

This towel is suited to fit a child up to age 10.

 

What you’ll need:

 

 

1. To start, let’s create the fin! Gather one of the towel’s short ends from one corner to the center.

How to make a mermaid towel step 1a

Then tie with a rubber band.

How to make a mermaid towel step 1b

Fluff the towel, so it looks like a fin.

How to make a mermaid towel step 1c

 

Repeat with the other corner to form the full mermaid tail.

 

2. Using the ribbon, cover the rubber bands with a decorative bow.

How to make a mermaid towel step 2

3. Next, on the opposite edge, attach 4″ of VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabric Tape to the corner of the towel.

How to make a mermaid towel step 3

4. Apply the corresponding tape to the opposite side.

How to make a mermaid towel step 3b
For a better fit, wrap the towel around your kid before applying the tape.

How to make a mermaid towel final result

And that’s it! Have your kids wear this towel to the pool, beach, or lake. We promise this DIY mermaid towel wrap will make a real splash!

 

If you’d like to try this crafting tutorial yourself, pick up a pack of VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Tape. And for more easy sewing projects, stay on our blog!

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