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Scarflace DIY (That's a scarf necklace... You're welcome, dictionary)

The Knick-knack Nancy's met again to craft up some goodness. This time RheaAnn hosted and had us making scarves out of t-shirts. They are a cross between a scarf and a necklace and they add a bit of edge to a tank and cardigan or denim jacket. The whole project took 15-20 minutes and cost as much as a t-shirt. Cheap and easy (not like us).

Materials:  Fabric scissors and an XL or XXL t-shirt (we used XL) in any color you'd like and without side seams. That's it! You can use ribbon or embellishments in step 4, if you wish. Follow steps at the bottom of each picture.

 Step 1: Cut off the bottom hem and a straight line under the armpits to end up with a tube of fabric.

Step 1: Cut off the bottom hem and a straight line under the armpits to end up with a tube of fabric.

 Half shirts… project done! Don’t you just love it? Maybe with a maxi skirt and a wide brimmed hat? Of with daisy dukes and some huge earrings …and socks? Alright, back to the REAL project…

Half shirts… project done! Don’t you just love it? Maybe with a maxi skirt and a wide brimmed hat? Of with daisy dukes and some huge earrings …and socks? Alright, back to the REAL project…

 Step 2: Cut strips approximately 1.5 inches in width (this project is forgiving so don’t worry about being exact) leaving one side connected (see top side Danny is holding up).

Step 2: Cut strips approximately 1.5 inches in width (this project is forgiving so don’t worry about being exact) leaving one side connected (see top side Danny is holding up).

 Step 3: Grab a buddy and stretch out the strips watching them magically turn totally tubular.

Step 3: Grab a buddy and stretch out the strips watching them magically turn totally tubular.

 If you don’t have a buddy (I have no friends), a boot works just as well when you wrap the t-shirt around and pulllll the scarf.

If you don’t have a buddy (I have no friends), a boot works just as well when you wrap the t-shirt around and pulllll the scarf.

 Step 4: For the part of the scarf that is still connected (that you didn’t cut all the way through), you can wrap with ribbon, leather or the hem of the t-shirt that you cut off in step 1. That part can go in the back of your neck or, if it’s cute, add some wooden beads, a brooch, anything. Add a bit of glue, wrap and tie securely.

Step 4: For the part of the scarf that is still connected (that you didn’t cut all the way through), you can wrap with ribbon, leather or the hem of the t-shirt that you cut off in step 1. That part can go in the back of your neck or, if it’s cute, add some wooden beads, a brooch, anything. Add a bit of glue, wrap and tie securely.

 This project was super fun and easy (a prerequisite for all our projects) and one that adds a bit of casual edge to an outfit. Try it out and enjoy!

This project was super fun and easy (a prerequisite for all our projects) and one that adds a bit of casual edge to an outfit. Try it out and enjoy!

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