Though bandanas are usually a staple to every cowboy and pirate they can be used for so much more. The classic patterned kerchiefs we all know and love have made their way into crafting, fashion or decoration. We can found them in just about every color imaginable and for just a dollar or so a piece, so you really can’t go wrong. Here are 17 creative and cool ideas what you can do with bandanas.
1. No Sew Bandana Sunglasses Case
Great idea to protect your sunglasses. Tutorial at Hello Natural
2. Bandana Wall Art
Create wall art that looks like it is from Anthropologie, but costs less than $5!
Tutorial at Blitsy Crafts
3. Bandanna Quilt
Make a quilt from bandannas in just a few short hours!
Tutorial at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom
4. Simple Flower out of a Bandana
This cute flower you can clip anywhere! Tutorial: Please Note Paper
5. Hairband Bandanna
Get the instructions at: Shannon Makes Stuff
6. Bandana Camera Strap
Make your own cute bandana camera strap. Tutorial at One Good Thing by Jillee
7. No Sew Simple Bandana Bracelet
I love these bracelets! They are so cute and super easy.
8. Bandana Apron
What a fun, quick and simple idea for a cooking party or birthday gift. Via: Crafts by Cori
9. No-Sew Bandanna-and-Jeans Tablecloth
If you have an old pair of jeans and some bandannas turn them into a patchwork quilt-inspired tablecloth. Tutorial at Instructables
10. Bandanna Napkins
Wrapped around silverware and tied with twine. Simple but effective.
Via: Two Shades of Pink
11. Bandana Bowl Covers
I’m always fiddling with plastic wrap that doesn’t stick or foil that tears – this is a MUCH better solution! Tutorial at Sadie Seasongoods
12. Bandanna Wreath
There are so many cute bandanas available now, you can make one for every month or holiday. Tutorial at Girl in the Garage
13. Girl’s Bandana Dress
Older girls could use it as a top with jeans or leggings. Tutorial at Momtastic
14. Apple Pie Bandana Wrap
Wrap up a very American apple pie and tie with a bandana. Via: Two Shades of Pink
15. Bandana Totes
They would also make fun goodie bags for a girls birthday party. Tutorial at Veryirie
16. Bandana Skirt
Tutorial at Vanessa Christenson
17. Bandana Bunting
This bandana bunting would be a great backdrop for a pool party or cookout too!
Tutorial at Crafts Unleashed