Sunday, February 20, 2011

No Way?? That Scarf is Made Out of a T-Shirt??!!!

I found these Very.Way.Cool.Scarfs made by Jennifer at Peas and Crayons and I knew I just HAD to make one!!  It literally took me 5 minutes to make and I made it as we were heading out the door to go to dinner!  I've worn it 2 times and I got compliments each time and total disbelief that it was made from a t-shirt!


Pick a t-shirt - I wanted this color so I grabbed this one. (I will be looking for 25 cent t-shirts when I hit garage sales this spring to make more of these!!)

Cut the hem off.

Cut the sleeves off...this would make a great cleaning rag.

Now, some people fold their fabric here, I didn't...I don't know why, just didn't....works out the same except there's only one side solid instead of two...you will see what I mean in the next few steps.
Start cutting 1 inch wide strips...you can make your strips any size...I'm going to experiment on sizes when I make a few more of these!
Leave about 3/4 inches at the top.

Cut from one side to the other.

Now take one 'loop' and pull...this will stretch the material out.

Do this for each piece you cut.

See the 'solid' piece...I ended up with just one since I didn't fold my material at first.  Here's what you end up with.

You can wear it many ways...

Double it up....

Double it up and pull one side longer than the other...

You could twist it, add material to cover the 'solid' piece, add a bow or add a flower!  Very chic scarf that is free to make - just go look in your closet!

Cost of supplies for scarf - free
Making something totally chic that I love and my friends love too - Pricele$$

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26 comments:

  1. Shantel it looks AMAZING! <3 I love that you chose pink! It's so girly and fun and now you have a fun scarf that can go from winter to spring in the blink of an eye =)

    Thanks for linking back to me! You're a total doll! I'm your newest follower <3 Hope you'll follow me too so our blogs can be buddies! hehe

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  2. OMG!!! My husband has a pink t-shirt. It used to be white until it was accidently thorn in the wash with my red sweater. Anyways he doesn't wear it anymore (although I can't figure out why. lol) I was going to toss it but this idea is so much better. It would be great if you could share it at my link party tomorrow (Monday). http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

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  3. Super cute & super quick - my two qualifications for a great craft project! Thanks for posting!

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  4. Thank you so much for joining the More The Merrier Monday Linky Party. Be sure to come back next week. I look forward to seeing more of your projects.

    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

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  5. I remember seeing this on Peas and Crayons and have it in my mind since then. I love how yours turned out, I love the color. I hope that you will link this with my Show and Share linky party, going on all week. http://craftygeordi.blogspot.com/2011/02/show-and-share-sunday_20.html

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  6. Stopping by from More the Merrier link up. I love this! I think I will have to try this too! Thanks for posting a great, cheap idea!

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  7. Came from more the merrier link up! Love ths scarf! good job. Check out my projects at www.littleguessfamily.blogspot.com

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  8. Love your blog! I'd love for you to link your projects up here:
    http://singingthreelittlebirds.blogspot.com/2011/02/inspire-me-monday.html

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  9. Oh.em.gee!! I just put some t-shirts in the go to goodwill bag. Gotta pull them back out!! Love this idea! I'm a huge scarf person! Can't wait...thanks for sharing! Visiting from Sundae Scoop

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  10. I love this, and in PINK! So cute, I have to try it! Stoppin by from Skip to My Lou Linky Party...new follower!!

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  11. I love the way this looks! Thanks for sharing such a great idea! I found you on Sumo's Sweet Stuff and am now a follower. I'd love for you to come check my blog out as well!

    Melanie
    youmadethat.blogspot.com

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  12. What a great fashion idea. Thx!

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  13. Love this idea...I cannot wait to try it. I am a bit obsessed with scarves so my husband will like this free idea!

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  14. Lindo e incrível esta ideia... fenomenal...
    Liiiindo...liiiindo...

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  15. What a great idea!! I saw your post on Not Just A Housewife and now I'm a follower so that I can see all your great project ideas. :-)

    http://educatorssoliloquy.blogspot.com

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  16. What a fantastic idea! So cute! Thanks for linking up!

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  17. I'm your newest follower! I saw your project in the A Glimpse Inside linky party, and grabbed my most recently slightly stained pink t-shirt from my "paint clothes" pile and my scissors, and in 5 minutes I had a darling spring scarf before I was out of my jammies! Love it. Now, no old t-shirt is safe!

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  18. That is so original & easy! Thanks for sharing.

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  19. What a fabulous idea! Love it! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  20. Thanks for sharing this great idea!

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  21. Wow! I am so impressed with how easy and stylish this is!! I'm gonna be making some tomorrow!!! YAAYYYY

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