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DIY Silk Scarf Blouse
A simple tutorial to make a cool and lightweight blouse for summer, using two silk scarves.

Posted by erica@recycledfashion from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • Published See erica@recycledfashion's 8 projects »
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  • How to recycle a scarf top. Diy Silk Scarf Summer Blouse - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find your silk scarves. You don't have to have two matching scarves, in fact it is better that you find two alternative designs - makes for an interesting finished piece! I found two silk scarves I liked from my local op shop (Australian thrift store) for $1 each

  • How to recycle a scarf top. Diy Silk Scarf Summer Blouse - Step 2
    Step 2

    Make sure the smaller of your two scarves are an adequate fit around the side of your body, and be an acceptable length.

  • How to recycle a scarf top. Diy Silk Scarf Summer Blouse - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trim down the larger of the two scarves with pinking sheers so that each scarf matches in size.

  • How to recycle a scarf top. Diy Silk Scarf Summer Blouse - Step 4
    Step 4

    Re-hem approximately 1cm in from raw edge of your raw edges.

  • How to recycle a scarf top. Diy Silk Scarf Summer Blouse - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pin the two scarves together, best sides facing each other, and stitch together in four straight lines as shown, leaving a gap at the top for your head, and two gaps either side for your arms

  • How to recycle a scarf top. Diy Silk Scarf Summer Blouse - Step 6
    Step 6

    Turn the right way, and wear your new silky blouse with pride!

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