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Farewell to Summer Scarf Dress

Added Sep 24, 2009

by erdronen

Cincinnati, Ohio...






My version of the scarf dress for the contest! This was a quick sew. It took me awhile to figure out what I wanted to do, and I decided to go simple. I found these scarves at Old Navy (see last pic). I bought 2 and they were huge! 22″×78″! But, because they were a bit transparent, I just folded them in half, then sewed front to back, hemmed, shirred only two rows because I prefer the look, and gathered the shoulders using the same shirring technique. What a great new technique to have in my toolkit :) Love it! I love that this is something I would actually wear also, and since there are so few seams, if I ever get sick of it, it would be easy peasy to take apart and create something else!

Material Notes

2 jersey scarves from Old Navy :) Loved the color- sorry for the faded nighttime pics!




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    Oct 11, 2009, 10.40 AMby elisala

    this is really nice! my favorite of the contest!

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      Oct 12, 2009, 11.44 PMby erdronen

      aww thank you so much!

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    Sep 24, 2009, 12.05 PMby sarsaparilla

    It’s very nice :) I love the cut of the dress!

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    Sep 24, 2009, 07.28 AMby emlj

    love this, great style of dress :-)

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    Sep 24, 2009, 01.51 AMby camilaustral

    super cute!! love the color and the print, and the shirred shoulders look great ;)

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