Scarf-mania

Wow, lately this is like my sewing and book blog….

Today it’s more sewing, as in scarves made from old t-shirts.  Infinity scarves, though that really doesn’t matter when they are made of t-shirt material…

The first one was assembled in about 10 minutes (not kidding) on the day we took Maya to the Marina & the Diamonds concert in Central Park.  I was feeling that my outfit needed something….. Something turned out to be this:

Since I love t-shirts, the softer the better, this is a great way to recycle my faves into something else I love.  And these scarves are so lightweight that you can wear them on all but the hottest days.

That said, if you need a little more substance, for style or warmth, you can double up like this:

I made both of those scarves today, though they took a little longer than 10 minutes each. Not much, but a little.   The red one is made from a t-shirt I bought at a Broadway performance of “Cyrano” which starred Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner.   If I decide to wear it solo, you’ll be able to see the word “panache” across the front.   Love that!

Then there’s the combo t-shirt, batik cotton scarf, which isn’t quite as comfy as scarves made solely from t-shirts, but it’s kind of a cool look:

Tomorrow I have a few more prospective t-shirts lined up, ready to be re-made into the most comfortable accessory you could ask for.   If this keeps up, I’ll have to start coercing my friends into wearing them as well!

About Amy

Amy Milstein was born and raised on a farm in Indiana, but after 20+ years considers herself a full-fledged New Yorker. She is married with two kids, who do not go to school but are instead life learners. This means they learn by living in the world (real life ) instead of hearing about it and simulating it in a classroom. With her family, Amy loves to travel, read, watch movies, write, sew, knit - the list is endless.
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