Fashion DIY Tutorial: No More Unemployed Neckerchiefs

Every time I see a pretty neckerchief, I’ll buy it, but hardly around my neck, I feel like an air hostess. Ergo, I have an incredible number of small towels, but which I never wear. On the other hand, I can not throw them away. A solution had to be found and that came in the form of a belt buckle, which I have made from a piece of rubber and D-rings.

The eighth Advent calendar door brings this very light, but all the greater effect Do It Yourself tutorial for all those, who have lying around many small neckerchiefs (I have, I have, I have!) and want to wear them like a belt.

Material And Tools – For This DIY Project You Need

  1. About 20 cm long and 3 cm wide rubber band
  2. 4 D-rings
  3. Pins
  4. Sewing kit or sewing machine

DIY Tutorial: The Step-By-Step Craft Instructions

DIY Step 1

Draw the two ends of the rubber band through each 2 D-rings and fix them with pins.

DIY Step 2

Before sewing verify that the rings are loose, and only then sew. The mobile belt buckle is FINISHED. Now you can check different clothes to fit and use them as a belt.

Final DIY Result Buckle for a Cloth Belt


Fold the cloth.

Pull one end through the two D-rings, drag it back above the first ring, and then under the second one.

Place the belt around the waist or hip and thread the cloth through the other two rings.

Fashion DIY “Buckle for a Cloth Belt” – Variations

Thread in the cloth through the rings in the back and tie it on the front.

Rear View

A medium-sized cloth on the hip.

A small cloth for the waist.

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