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« on: March 04, 2014 03:20:15 PM »



Hi all! I made this scarf for my partner in the box of sunshine swap. It began as a long stretchy tank top that I found at Goodwill; I was looking for a scarf to decorate, but I really liked the purple color and decided to go with it.



I cut the hem and straps off, and traced out a continuous spiral.



and cut the shirt into a strip...



I used diluted bleach and fabric paint to get it to look spacey. All done!





Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2014 04:05:15 PM »

Very cool!  I love the space look. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2014 05:02:04 PM »

Great use of a tank top, I would have never thought of that.
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2014 06:27:10 AM »

Very cool! I love that you turned the shirt into a scarf.
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2014 08:35:19 AM »

I really like the galaxy look on purple fabric!











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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2014 10:42:18 AM »

Great job!  I love it!!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2014 02:17:50 PM »

Gorgeous! I like using purple instead of black for the base now, you've changed my mind.

What a great way to use old tanks, too! I have a few ratty ones that could be scarves. You got me thinking.
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« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2014 06:04:44 PM »

wow, what a smashing success! Love it!!
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« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2014 08:58:53 PM »

Thanks everyone! I found the tank material to be nice and soft, too. Nice for a scarf. Smiley
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