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recycled or remnant scarves

Added Aug 29, 2010

by kaiju

Brooklyn, New Yo...






i found a lovely henley shirt (but with a collar) on the street while ago, but i never got to wear it since it was too big for me. when i was sorting stuff to bring to salvation army, i found it and couldn’t decide if i should give it up. fortunately i got an idea for a tube scarf, and so i cut the bottom and made it into one. the zigzag finish on the hem created some ruffle. i’m happy i could give another life to something.
the other scarves are made out of remnants. triangle, square, or rectangular, the material itself told me what i could do with it.




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Bohemian, Casual
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Sep 27, 2010, 05.39 PMby kaicole

    Great project! Each of them gives the outfit a nifty flavor…It’s appreciated that you tied them in different ways :)

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    Sep 10, 2010, 09.13 PMby dorina89dino

    great idea!

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    Aug 31, 2010, 12.01 AMby nikkishell

    Fab! You should check out Liberty of Londons ‘How to tie a scarf’ YouTube series.http://www.youtube.com/user/thelibertylondon#p/u/0/HIPc9lTfWtI

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      Sep 1, 2010, 07.58 PMby kaiju

      thanks for the link. actually i wanted to make a scarf with liberty cotton, but oh it’s so expensive. someday….
      i want to speak like french… her accent in the video sounds so cute. it’s not fair..

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    Aug 29, 2010, 11.42 PMby yummycupcake

    I Love the yellow one. Nice!

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    Aug 29, 2010, 10.51 PMby pwaue1000

    Fabulous tube scarf — what a terrific new life for an old garment!

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