Twist scarf DIY

Hello crafters !

Do you remember all the stupid stuff your parents had you wear in your hair when you were young and helpless ? These things (chouchou, wired fabric things, headbands, etc.) seem to be back in our closet. Below are some proof extracted from American Apparel website (‘hope you enjoy the pictures).

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Accessories (bracelets, necklaces, scarves, etc.) are always great to DIY as they present the great advantage of a very high result/effort ratio, so I tried my version of the “twist scarf” as they call it on AmAp website.

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These only take 5 minutes to be done. You will need fabric left overs, one needle, thread and about 20cm of wire. This last piece of material may be the trickiest one to find, I personally stole gardening wire from my father’s shed, and I must say it is perfect for the use!

Once you’ve got everything you need, you can cut out a 20 cm wide square of fabric, fold it once so that you can see the “wrong” side of the fabric, then sew it all around leaving only 5 cm not sewn to be able to reverse it and finally insert the piece of wire before finishing sewing the 5 cm left open by hand.

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By looking at the pictures you must already have an idea of how this is done, but should you have any other question do not hesitate to comment, I hope I’ll be able to help you out !

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