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« on: December 16, 2006 10:08:20 PM »

Im going to texas to see my best friend in a month...and i really want to make an awsome shirt to show up in. Id love to make one out of a vintage scarf..any ideas???
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2006 11:33:59 PM »

one super easy way is to use a scarf that is big enough to wrap around your right under the bust. So either a big scarf or a little person, and then fold over the top corner and sew it down leaving your self a channel to run a pretty cord through and tie around your neck, and then tie the two side corners behind your back, ta da, scarf halter!


here is my most basic diagram describing what i mean
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2006 09:59:57 AM »

i made a shirt out of a vintage scarf. it's sort of hard to explain how i made it but here is a picture of what the shirt looks like.

http://new.photos.yahoo.com/roxybadoxy/album/576460762349821632/photo/294928803747015925/8
http://new.photos.yahoo.com/roxybadoxy/album/576460762349821632/photo/294928803747016624/9

i hope that helps!
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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2006 08:36:17 PM »

oh i love both these ideas!! thanks so much! i looked all over craftster and couldnt find any ideas that cute. ill post picturesof my final product! THANKS!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2006 08:43:46 PM »

woo i'm texas bound in about 4 days.  anyways, i don't have any pictures, but i took a scarf and used it as the top fabric of a dress pattern i had.  it worked out pretty well because since scarfs are kinda sheer, you also have a lining too.  but that's for the dress.  anyways, i guess my point is you can always take a pattern and use it as a guide and have the scarf act just like fabric.
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