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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 TidyMom.net

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.

Supplies:

  • 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 TidyMom.net

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

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

162 Responses to “How to Make a Scarf”

  1. bittersweet posted on November 13, 2012 at 1:17 am (#
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    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?

  2. Kim posted on November 29, 2012 at 2:29 pm (#
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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?

    • TidyMom replied on November 29th, 2012 at 2:46 pm

      Just a cotton t-shirt is all I used.
      Have fun

  3. Erica Dotson-Whitfield posted on December 19, 2012 at 9:39 am (#
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    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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