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[UPDATE 12/12/2012] – Congratulations to BurdaStyle member jkaori

Comment on our blog for a chance to win a copy of Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose Scarves.

It’s like magic! With an abracadabra and 30 simple projects, crafters can transform almost any scarf into a luxe pillow, plush bunny, breezy curtains, and other wonderful things. A basics section explains all the techniques, how-to-illustrations serve as a guide, and, where necessary, templates are included.

Click here for purchasing info on Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose Scarves.

For a chance to win this fun and creative book, please answer the following question in the comments section below: How would you repurpose a scarf?

The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:59 PM (EST). One lucky winner will be chosen.

Good luck!
The BurdaStyle Team


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    Dec 7, 2012, 07.38 PMby MojoHollz

    I would love to repurpose scarve into a robe! I think the silky fabrics would make a robe that felt and looked great! I am saveing up my sarves now infact and looking for them around thrift stores, can’t wait!

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    Dec 7, 2012, 07.13 PMby Mtetar

    Depending on the fabric type, I would use it as a Valance over my curtains with matching tie backs, or over drapes, make a Tube Top, A Tank Top, A Band for a Hat, A Belt, Ruffled Collard, A Braided Necklace, Drawstring Bag, Clutch, Decorative Pillow, Photo Album Cover, Lamp Shade, head band, etc. http://projectsbyMtetar.wordpress.com

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    Dec 7, 2012, 07.08 PMby wzrdreams

    I made a scarf dress once for one of the previous challenges. I’ve also seen scarves made into silk panties by cutting them on the bias. I love that idea.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 06.30 PMby Micheledore

    I would embellish blouses with scarves on the collars,cuffs, overlay onto the bodice. Crazy quilted scarves would be a great way to upcycle into new scarves

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    Dec 7, 2012, 05.23 PMby lisamarie

    I would try to make a little stuffed piggy out of a silky scarf

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    Dec 7, 2012, 04.29 PMby loricargill

    I think scarves look gorgeous as part of wall art… in an embroidery hoop or a shadowbox.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 02.29 PMby flashabou

    I would repurpose into pretty embroidered handkerchiefs or purse/wallet linings.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 02.00 PMby slj1224

    I would repurpose a scarf into long opera sleeves that can be worn under any short sleeve shirt to keep one’s arms warm in chilly weather ( or air conditioning lol). or—- I would use some to make covers for seatbelts so the rough edges wouldn’t scrape against your skin in summer where there is more skin exposed – eg tank tops etc . would love to learn more ways to repurpose scarves!!!

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    Dec 7, 2012, 01.38 PMby vanessa

    I love the look of that purse on the cover. I think I’d make one of those!

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    Dec 7, 2012, 01.14 PMby cweetgal

    Wow the title sounds like fun..

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    Dec 7, 2012, 10.14 AMby Ularie

    Amazing book! I would use scarves to make vests. Summer vest from silky ones and fall/winter ones from woolen scarves.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 09.19 AMby gemmafloyd

    I think that nice flowing sleeves out of a silk scarf as an addition to a simple sleeveless shirt would look very interesting.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 08.51 AMby LizS

    I would love to make a top out of 2 scarves like in the July issue of Burdastyle.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 07.34 AMby mixtlii

    In a summer T shirt or skirt, like in last august magazine! Also a pillow I think it would be cute!

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    Dec 7, 2012, 07.31 AMby inspirehope

    I would turn a scarves into a skirt.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 06.24 AMby Zenica-stan

    OMG lovely …i like this.

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    Dec 7, 2012, 05.11 AMby eckypucky

    Oh I love repurposing scarves so this would be fun for sure!

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