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Ruffle Scarf

ruffle scarf

 

Fabric from rufflefabric.com.

 

This scarf couldn’t be easier to make. Sew two seams and you’re done! It is the perfect gift for any fashionista and is so cute that you’ll want to make one for yourself.

 

 

Materials:

58 yard solid ruffled knit with 2"-wide ruffles

 

Finished scarf: about 11×83"

 

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42"of usable fabric width.

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

 

 

Cut Fabric:

Cut pieces as follows. Cut strips parallel to the ruffles.

 

From ruffled knit, cut:

• 2—11×42" strips

 

ruffle scarf

 

 

Assemble Scarf:

1. With wrong sides together (ruffles facing out), align strips along a pair of short edges, making sure ruffles lie in the same direction. Stitch together strips along aligned edges using a scant 14" seam to make scarf unit.

ruffle scarf

 

2. Fold scarf unit with right sides together (ruffles facing in) along seam. Stitch 14" from fold, encasing first seam, to complete scarf.

ruffle scarf

 

 

Tip: For stitching ruffled knit, choose a universal needle suitable for knits and a polyester thread, which consists of filaments that have the same stretch as knit fabrics.

 

Ruffle Fabric FYI: Ruffled knit fabric works well for making scarves because its raw edges will not fray. The gray version with 2"-wide ruffles shown earlier produces a scarf with fewer rows of ruffles than the orange version. Ruffle fabrics, made of polyester and spandex, come in many colors with ruffles in a variety of widths. Go to rufflefabric.com to order.

 

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