Monday, June 20, 2011

A Summer Scarf DIY I'm Diggin'

This DIY wasn't my idea, but oh how I wish it had been! It's from SewMamaSew and it's called the Sweet Baby June Cowl. It's supposed to use voile and linen, but the one that I made with voile and plain ol' cotton was lots comfier since linen can be scratchy. 

I made three of these scarves the other weekend when Nekos was out of town. I gave one to my mama, but here are the other two:

I especially love the floral fabric on this one, which is designed by Nashville's own Anna Maria Horner.

Since all fabric at Nashville's Textile Fabrics is now half-off, I went to town with buying pretty fabrics and trims specifically to make these scarves. Now I have fabrics in mind to make three more of these. I love simple patterns like this that can be transformed to look completely different depending on the fabric and trim you choose.

So ... one of the fashion bloggers I follow--Calivintage--almost always includes these cool "jumping" pictures, where she looks to be levitating in one of her lovely outfits. Yesterday I asked Nekos to take some jumping pictures of me for fun. Turns out, it's 100 percent impossible for me to jump into the air without having a look on my face very similar to this:

I can't imagine what a maniac I must look like on a trampoline. So I'm going to leave the jumping pictures to that other blogger.


Jazmyn Alexandria said...

Those scarves are really cute!! Also don't worry, I can't take a jumping picture to save my life lol.

Oh Jazmyn♥

truemomrn said...

I am loving your blog! I also live in Nashville and we have some mutual friends... I have spent way too much money in the past two weeks at textile fabrics sale.

Anna said...

Love those scarves! Can't wait to try and make some.

Lil Muse Lily said...

the scarves came out great! i too love calivintage but she always makes me nervous when she's on the roof!

huntressofnostalgia said...

Cute cute Scarf!

lauren. said...

i love love LOVE the scarf!!!

Joy of Cooking said...

I love the scarf! But mostly I love the name ;-)

Anonymous said...

Have you tried zebra scarves?

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