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How to Sew a Sleeveless Scarf Top

Feb 01, 2012
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It’s fun to sew with scarves because the fabrics, colors, and patterns are gorgeous.  Another advantage: scarves are already finished at the edges! Here’s a fast way to turn two chiffon scarves into a sleeveless top with a bubble-look hem.  This top is a forgiving one-size-fits-most. The suggested scarf size yields a top that’s about 20 inches from neck to waist and 83 inches in circumference. It’s more or less sheer, depending on the selected scarves, but you can wear it over a shell or other shirt.  The finished top is two layers and reversible (inside and out as well as front to back). A drawstring is used to create the ruffled neckline effect, so you can adjust the neck diameter for different looks. Sarah McFarland shows you how to shape chiffon with a drawstring neckline in this project from Quick Stuff to Sew, Vol. 5. 

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  1. user-6063412 May 19th

    I typed in the information: Quick Stuff to Sew Vol. 5

    the article came up, but with a cost of $6.25

    Since i expect this cost to be US$, it will cost me even more.

  2. Principessa March 18th

    I cannot open this article... Says it is an invalid PDF file. Help?

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