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How to Sew a Reversible Scarf

Cooler temperatures give you plenty of opportunities to add great, warm accessories to your wardrobe. At 10 inches wide by 56 inches long, this reversible scarf is the perfect size to be tucked into a dress coat.

I have to admit I like fall and winter. My wardrobe becomes more serious after the heat of the summer wanes, and the cooler temperatures give me plenty of opportunities to add great, warm accessories.

Two years ago, my father-in-law gave me a reversible scarf that had two layers: a fleecy fabric on one side and silk charmeuse on the other. I loved it so much I decided to make one myself. The result was an easy, fast, stylish, warm scarf that makes a great gift.

At 10 inches wide by 56 inches long, this scarf is the perfect size to be tucked into a dress coat. Make it 10 inches wide by 84 inches long, and you can get more creative with the way you loop and drape it. At either length, this scarf o≠ ers the best of both worlds in terms of warmth and style.

Make a scarf with a split personality

With silk on one side and fleece on the other, you can choose which side you want to face the world. For a 10-inch by 56-inch scarf, cut your fabrics to the dimensions indicated below, and stitch as directed.

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Cut the fabric.

1. Cut the fabric. Cut an 11-inch by 57-inch fleece rectangle. Next, for a clean finish, cut a scant 11-inch by 57-inch silk charmeuse rectangle so that when you sew the two sides together, the fleece will pull slightly to the lining side.

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Sew the fabrics together.

2. Sew the fabrics together. Place the right side of the silk charmeuse on top of the right side of the fleece, matching the raw edges…

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