How to DIY A Mermaid Towel Wrap

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 Stick On 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.

Mermaid Towel Wrap step 1

Then tie with a rubber band.

DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap step 1b

 Fluff the towel, so it looks like a fin.

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

 DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap Step 1c

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

DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap step 2

3. Next, on the opposite edge, attach 10cm of VELCRO® Brand Stick On for Fabrics Tape to the corner of the towel.

DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap step 3

4. Apply the corresponding tape to the opposite side.

DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap step 4

DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap Step 4b

For a better fit, wrap the towel around your kid before applying the tape.

DIY Mermaid Towel Wrap Final Product

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!


Try this craft tutorial for yourself and pick up a pack of VELCRO® Brand Stick On for Fabrics Tape here. And for other easy projects, stay on our blog!


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