You’ve got as-cot us in the act of leaping on a brand new vogue development. We’re seeing neck scarves all over Pinterest, window shows and runways — and we are so on board. Whether or not you are going for the Pan Am flight attendant look or French Woman fashion, a bandana will elevate your outfit and making you feel tres chic. Fairly than choosing one up at a retail store, head to the fabric retailer, discover a sample you love and make your own. This is likely to be the simplest sewing challenge we have performed, and it only takes about 10 minutes to make, so do not let the sewing machine cease you. Read on for the instructions.
Materials + Tools:
— 1 yard fabric
— sewing machine
— fabric scissors
— measuring tape (not pictured)
— ironing board
1. Iron your fabric.
2. A regular bandana is a 22-inch sq.. Measure and lower a 22.5-inch sq. (accounting for the seam allowance). The easiest way to chop an ideal sq. is to fold your fabric right into a triangle. Then minimize off the excess fabric.
Three. Once cut, unfold your triangle. Then fold and iron a 1/4-inch hem round all edges. Fold it a second time to create a double hem fold. Iron to stiffen the fold, after which pin to safe in place.
4. Run your folded hemlines by the sewing machine.
A regular bandana is a 22-inch square. Measure and cut a 22.5-inch sq. (accounting for the seam allowance). The simplest way to chop an ideal square is to fold your fabric right into a triangle. Then cut off the excess fabric. Subsequent, create a hem by folding the edge over 1/4 inch two occasions (to avoid a frayed edge). Iron it down to maintain it in place.
Add pins alongside the ironed hem to make sewing simpler.
Stitch along the hem to secure it.
That’s actually all there may be to it. Now go forth and make tons of ascots for all your summer ‘matches.
To tie these round your neck, roll them up (patterned side out) and merely create a knot. Once the scarf is secure, zsush the ends so that they’re positioned to show the sample.
There are so many ways to model these.
Irene seems to be so classy in a collared shirt, jean jacket and ascot.
The V neck actually complements the ascot, permitting it to be the center of attention.
This purple fabric has the same vibe to a basic bandana and looks nice with Marisa’s informal chambray shirt.
These ladies are so on level!
How else would you model your ascot? Tweet us your ideas @BritandCo!