Tuesday, June 25, 2013

MAKE: American Apparel Inspired Wired Head Scarf

Yesterday I was out shopping and my friend Caitlin spotted these "Twist Scarves" at American Apparel.  She fell in love.  Super simple, super cute, super ridiculously priced.  $15 for some fabric with a piece of wire inside of it.  So, naturally, I said "Hey! I can make that!"

And I did!

Seriously, this only took about 10 minutes to make.  I think I'm going to make a ton of them because they're OH-SO-ADORABLE and make great gifts, too!

Supplies
Fabric - 36" x 8"
Plastic Coated Steel Wire - 18 Gage - 36" piece (plastic coated is a MUST, otherwise the wire will poke through your fabric)
Sewing machine (you could hand stitch, too.. it'll just take a long long time)

Your fabric should be 4 inches wide when folded in half.  I cut a slant on each end, 4" long, 4" tall and gave it an arrow shape.

Sew inside-out, leaving one end up.  Turn inside-out to get the pattern on the outside and slide your wire inside (36").  Sew up the end with the machine.


AND VOILA!  See how ridiculously easy that was?  






I will most likely have one of these scarves to go with every single outfit now.  Enjoy and have a wonderful wonderful week!  We <3 you!







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8 comments:

  1. I LOVE this head scarf!! Thanks for sharing, it's super cute!

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  2. The headband looks great, where did you get the fabric?

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  3. This looks awesome!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/two-girls-and-a-party-link-up-22/
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
    Hosted by:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/ Parrish @ Life with the Crust Cut Off
    http://thissillygirlslife.com/ Dana @ This Silly Girl's Life
    We hope to see you there!

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  4. Where did you find the wire? Is this in the jewelry section? hardware? maybe even floral?


    Thanks,
    Tam

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  5. Love it! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  6. I love the scarf tut! Thank you. Where did you get your shirt? I love it!

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  7. Visiting from the TT&J linky party~ This is very cute! Thanks for sharing your step-by-step process! I don't have a sewing machine and I tend to get bored (or frustrated, mostly) sewing by hand I think I will try this out using fusible webbing (if that's the right stuff...?)

    I agree with Kelly ^ Love the shirt :) Have a super week!

    ~ Jessica

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