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How to Make a Scarf

You may know that scarves are the hot accessory trend right now!   And anyone who knows me,  knows I’m a huge scarf lover!  I must own at least 20 scarves and I wear them with almost everything.

So when I saw Kim and Kris of DIY Dish make scarves from t-shirts, I just couldn’t get it out of my mind!

How to make a scarf using a t-shirt! no sewing required at

How cute is THAT?!  Can you believe I made that scarf  from a t-shirt…..and the best part, no sewing required!!

I bet this took me all of 15 mins to make.


  • 1 XL or XXL t-shirt
  • 9″ paper plate
  • Scissors
  • decorative pin/flower (optional)
  1. How to make a scarf using a t-shirt! no sewing required at TidyMom.netlay t-shirt out flat (make sure you can get 8-12 circles)
  2. Use paper plate to trace 8-12 circles on t-shirt (4-6 on each side of the shirt)
  3. cut out circles
  4. cut each fabric circle into a spiral (*see how to do this in the video)
  5. stretch each piece of fabric and lay all pieces together
  6. tie around your neck and place a pretty flower pin to dress it up!

Click here to watch Kim’s video tutorial to see more detail how to make this scarf and 2 others. *Kim suggests gluing 2 pieces together, I did not do that, so I just got a shorter scarf.

I love how light weight this scarf is, I can wear it with a sweater or a t-shirt.

How to make a scarf using a t-shirt! no sewing required at

I can’t wait to make more!  I’d love to hear if you give this a try!

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    bittersweet says:

    Your scarf is wonderful and I very much would like to make one.I have a question on the construction. How or do you attach spiraled circles together?

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    Was wondering if there is a certain material that works best for he scarves? Cotton, polyester, little bit of spandex? What r ur thoughts?

  3. 136

    I made the scarf for a gift and love it! I had some fabric hairbows laying around that I made last year and a few of them matched it perfect, and even better, they attach with alligator clips so you can change them up to match outfits :) Thanks so much for the great tutorial!

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    This is awesome!! How do I find the video tutorial to make this adorable scarf? Every time I click your link it brings me to the DIY page with more pictures … I can’t seem to find the video. Please help

  10. 144
    cassandra says:

    it must sound silly but how would you cut a spiral

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    No need to be very precise, you just start on the outer edge and cut around towards the middle -you can watch the video to see exactly how to do it.

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