Threads Logo Threads Logo Facebook Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram Favorite Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Close Icon Video Play Icon Indicator Arrow Icon Close Icon Hamburger/Search Icon Plus Icon
Insider

Sign in or become an insider to access this story

Sign In

How to Sew a Scarf Using Your Stash

Sep 28, 2011
Article Image
Who doesn’t love a great scarf? The scarf is one of the most versatile accessories in a wardrobe and can take on a starring or supporting role in an outfit. The right scarf can tie together disparate elements for a cohesive look, or it can blossom against a blank canvas. A scarf in a festive or fancy design also can add just the right amount of flair to a holiday outfit. Plus, scarves make great gifts because everybody can wear them, and they’re easy to make! The scarves shown here have a contemporary Asian flavor because I use vintage kimono fabrics to make them. But different fabric choices can take your own scarves in any design direction. These scarves feature long, rectangular bodies and have shaped and faced pieces on the ends that act as fringes. The fringes are good areas to dress up your design with applique, beading, brooches, or charms. Make each side of the fringe pieces in contrasting colors, and vary the sizes and shapes to flatter your figure. Lois Ericson shows you how to create these unique scarves that take otherwise simple clothing into artistic realms in this article from Quick Stuff to Sew, Vol.5. 

You must be an insider to access this article.

Start your FREE trial today and get instant access to this article plus access to all Threads Insider content.

Start Your Free Trial

Sign up for the Threads Eletter

Get the latest from Threads delivered straight to your inbox.

×
Discuss

Threads Insider

Get instant access to hundreds of videos, tutorials, patterns and more.

Start Your Free Trial

Already an Insider? Log in

Subscribe to Threads today

Save up to 37% and get a free gift

Subscribe

Log in or become a member to post a comment.

More From Threads

Threads Insider Exclusives

View All
View All

Highlights

  • Sign up for the Threads Eletter

    Get the latest from Threads delivered straight to your inbox.

  • SewStylish

    SewStylish

    Take a look inside the pages of SewStylish Spring 2017.

  • CraftStylish

    CraftStylish

    Expert craft tutorials, news, and tips for sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, paper crafts, embroidery, jewelry making, and more!