I can feel the fall weather approaching, which means it's almost time for scarves, blankets and all things pumpkin spiced! Rather than buying new clothing I don't need this season, I've been looking for ways to revamp the clothes I already have to make them feel like new. I've had a light green scarf for years, and it turned out to be the perfect piece for making this DIY embroidered scarf with a hand-drawn wind pattern along the edges. Continue Reading
Get your festive on by whipping up a fringe fleece winter scarf. Because it’s made of fleece, there’s no need to do any fancy edge-stitchin’ (fleece doesn’t fray). Just a center seam holds it all together–and that, by the way, could be done by hand!
Here’s what you’ll need to make one:
- red, white and green fleece (fleece usually comes in about 60″ widths, so you could need as little as 1/8″ yard of each color to make one 60″ long x 4″ wide scarf)
- a sewing machine OR needle and thread
And that’s it! Continue Reading
Craftster meekssandygirl whipped up this incredible scarf that just happened to be her husband’s idea. He’s a big fan of Guitar Hero 3 and Muse, so she embroidered the music for their tune Knights of Cydonia on a length double crochets (6 rows in black acrylic, 70 to 75 inches in length). Ambitious and cool, but if you don’t crochet (which you really should) you can buy a scarf like it at the maker’s Etsy Shop for 75 bucks. Continue Reading
This easy no-sew, no-knit hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. And since they cost under $2.00 to make, you can create one to match every coat and outfit in their closet.
Click play to watch the video, or check it out here.
- 1/8′ yard fleece
- Long straight edge/yard stick
- Rotary cutter or scissors
- Contact paper
- Craft knife and sharp blade
- Fabric paint
- Stencil brush
Here’s a quick run down:
- Doing your best to keep everything square, cut out your scarf shape.
Pop culture figures often come with their favorite accessories: Twiggy’s eyelashes, Kojak’s lollipop, and for Dr. Who, an impractically long multicolored scarf. Who fan Chris Brimelow offers a how-tos and patternsfor knitting your own.