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Topic: A Simple and Versatile Shrug Tutorial (image heavy!)  (Read 2095 times)
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seattlecosplay
« on: February 27, 2012 08:18:44 PM »

I had written this Tutorial a while back. I remember flipping through vintage fashion magazines and post cards, and seeing beautiful shrugs that creates volume and warmth.  This winter, I created a few for gift giving and myself. What better way to spread the love than to share the instruction!



You can dress up this Shrug with rhinestone pins or just leave the grosgrain ribbons for a casual look! Smiley The fabric I picked is a knit Boucle fabric. But any soft fabric will work very well.






Fabric and Trim
1 1/2" Yard of 45" wide main fabric
3 yards of ribbon, cut into half (2 - 90" long Ribbons)

Tools
pattern paper/drafting paper
fabric scissors / paper scissors
L square ruler
Pins
Measurement Tapes
Safety Pins
Pencils & Eraser
Straight ruler

Black Thread
Sewing machine
Serger - Optional, you can also Zigzag stitch the raw edges to prevent fraying

Pattern
This pattern is super easy and simple. ready? it is a straight edged rectangle - That's right!
44" X 22" rectangle, with a folded side.
Seam allowance is 1" all around.

Sewing - step by step instruction is also illustrated with photos.
1, Cut pattern out accordingly
Close up of the Pattern:






2, Serge or Zigzag raw edges
3, fold back and Sew 1" along the 44" side










4, Leaving 5" gap and sew the sides together  with a 1" Seam allowance
5, Press open the seam allowance, and sew the seam allowance down to create a tunnel








 

6, Thread ribbon through the tunnel






It should look like this finished!


7, Stitch across the bottom of the sleeve opening.


8, Repeat step 4-6 on the other side.
9, Find the Center back neck as below. Add a 2" deep pleat at the center back Top.








« Last Edit: February 27, 2012 08:20:00 PM by seattlecosplay » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2012 01:35:57 AM »

Thank you for that tutorial, it looks really straightforward. I'll have to rummage through my stash to see if I've got a piece big enough.
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