February 12, 2013

Easy Infinity Scarf {Tutorial}


Are you loving infinity scarves right now?! I sure am! I love the look and I love how cozy it makes me feel. Today I have a 5 (maybe 10) minute tutorial for a DIY infinity scarf made from two inexpensive gauze scarves.

I picked up these two black & white chevron scarves at Walmart for $2.48 (on clearance), but I've seen scarves of similar fabrics from Dollar Tree (you can see a fun green Dollar Tree scarf on last year's St. Patty's Day mantel!).

Combining my two normal-sized scarves made one lonnnnnng infinity scarf for $4.96!

DIY Infinity Scarf

Supplies:
Two lightweight, gauze scarves
Sewing machine


Step 1) Grab your two identical scarves! (But, I think this would be super cute with two coordinating scarves as well.)


Step 2) Line up the scarves, end-to-end, and sew a straight stitch down the length. Use the finished seams as a guide to keep your stitch straight. 

Step 3) Line up the remaining two ends and repeat the process, making on long loop. 


Step 4) Wear and enjoy!



You can wear your infinity scarf wrapped twice, three times or four times! Don't you love options?!



So, what do you think? Doable? If this totally novice sewer (seamstress?) can do it, so can you!

Okay, okay...If you totally hate to sew, but really want to recreate this look, you could simply tie the ends together and hide the knots in the loops. But, trust me, it's a much smoother look with the ends nice and tidy :)


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30 comments:

  1. Hi Emily! this is a really neat idea - another one of those "why didn't I think of this". It's a SWEET one ;-)
    JoAnn

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  2. What a great idea. I would never have thought to put 2 together. Thanks for sharing =)

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  3. What a great idea! Thanks for the idea!

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  4. Hi there! I have ventured over from the Texas Bloggers blog. I'm enjoying this little peak into your world! XOXO Mandi Roach

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  5. This scarf looks great! I love infinity scarves because they are so easy to wear. Great idea to make your own.

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  6. Wonderful tutorial! I loved the outcome!
    Great post!! I included it in my post Βόλτα στη Γειτονιά #22 :)
    Have a great week!!

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  7. How genious is this?? I have never thought of taking 2 inexpensive scarves and sewing them together :) Totally checking Walmart for these next time I'm there!! Thanks Em!

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  8. I love how this turned out! Too cute!

    Take care,

    Trish

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  9. So cute! I love the idea of just using ready made scarfs. Oh and I love your name too :o) I came over from TT&J. Would love for you to come over and check out my blog...
    Emily @ www.nap-timecreations.com

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  10. So cute, Emily! I never thought to use two scarves, I'm going to make one this Fall. :)

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  14. Thanks for sharing the tutorial; your scarf is so beautiful and very neat. Combining 2 scarves is great and from that, we can have a long infinity scarf that we can loop in many times. I like your idea, thanks!

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