The Veils I Have Worn: Handmade Scarf

Inspired from the Tznius.com scarves, I made a couple scarves of my own. I prefer 100% cotton voile, which can be difficult to find in fabric stores. Farmhouse Fabrics carries a selection of voiles and bastiste for heirloom sewing that might work for scarves.

To make my scarves, I cut a 45 inch (or however wide the fabric is) square. To get a perfect cut from the store, I ask for 1 1/4 yards. Then I cut it in half across the diagonal to make two triangles. Hem the raw edges (a narrow rolled edge works) and you have a light-weight scarf!

Sometimes I forget I’m wearing this one because it is so light! Perfect for these hot, muggy summers. I have some more fabric waiting to be cut up and hemmed. Stay tunned for more scarf fun. Cara Michele asked for tying directions. Sounds like a great project for this weekend!

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4 Responses to “The Veils I Have Worn: Handmade Scarf”


  1. 1 Kim June 26, 2007 at 3:28 pm

    Hmm, I can’t see any of the images! 😦

  2. 2 cbrunette June 26, 2007 at 3:32 pm

    Uh-oh….its working fine from here…anyone else can’t see them?

    ~Anna

  3. 3 Deanna June 26, 2007 at 3:55 pm

    I was saddened about your visit to the MB church. I’m sorry — I about fell over when I read your notes. A flag, right up front, heh? Goodness.

    I love the scarves you’ve shared. The Tznius site is amazing, isn’t it? I love their skirts. I could very easily spend money I don’t need to over there!

    Thank you for taking us on a walk down the headcovering lane from your view!
    Deanna

  4. 4 Judy June 27, 2007 at 4:20 am

    Oh my, my, my, my! This is the fabric website I’ve been dreaming of. Thank you so much. Enjoying your blog.

    Judy at Tabletop Homestead (Foster, OK)


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