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DIY No Sew Infinity Scarf

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Good morning!  Today I am so excited to be taking part in Handmade Holidays, a blog hop where some fantastic bloggers are sharing creative ideas for handmade gifts, decor, and eats for the holidays.  Today I’m showing you all how to make an infinity scarf.  Making an infinity scarf is very simple AND you can make one even if you don’t sew.  That’s right, this one is for all of you out there without a sewing machine. infinity scarf

Scarves are a great (and warm!) accessory.  They make a fantastic Christmas gift because they are both practical and fashionable.  And given that they are super easy you’re going to want to make some for yourself and a few for loved ones.

Oh, and don’t forget to scroll down to the end to enter to win one of the prize packs from our sponsors and continue on the hop to see even more amazing handmade holiday ideas.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 yards of fabric (*You can actually make 2 scarves from this amount… but you can’t make 1 scarf out of just 1 yard because you need the length that 2 yards give you)
  • iron-on adhesive tape (permanent)
  • iron & ironing board
  • scissors or rotary cutting set

Step 1: Wash, dry, and iron your fabric.  For my scarf I used a plaid flannel.  You can use other fabrics but just make sure that you can iron the fabric you choose.  Lay your fabric down on the ground or a cutting table with the right side up.  Cut your fabric in half lengthwise.

Take one half and set it aside.  You will only need one half to make a scarf.

line across the fabric

Step 2: Fold your piece of fabric in half lengthwise.

arrow showing how to fold folded in half

Step 3: Lift up the top of your folded over piece.  Lay down your iron-on adhesive along the bottom edge of your bottom piece.  Iron it on according to the directions on the package.  Some iron-on adhesives are different than the one I used so be sure to follow the directions for your specific adhesive.

hemming tape along the edge attaching the hemming tape

Step 4: Peel off the paper backing on the top of your iron-on adhesive tape.  Then fold the top piece of fabric back down on top of the bottom piece.  Iron over the top piece according to the directions on the iron-on adhesive packaging.  The top and bottom will now be stuck together.  Try not to move it around too much until it cools and sets.

after the paper was removed

the ends stuck together

Step 5: Now you have a long tube.  Use one of the open ends to turn the tube right side out.

turning right side out the outside of the seam the tube

Step 6: Take the ends of your long tube and fold the edges into the tube about 1/2 inch and iron them down.  Then stick some of your iron-on adhesive tape under your folded in edge and iron it so that the seam stays down on that one side.

folding the ends of the one end of the tube in tucking the end of the tube into the other end

Step 7: Now take the other side and attach the iron-on adhesive all around the outside edge of that end of the tube.

applying the hemming tape to the end of the tube pulling the paper off

Step 8: Remove the paper backing on that side, slide that end of the tube into the other end of the tube about 3/4 inch (just enough to cover the tape) and iron it according to your package directions.

the ends of the tube tucked in and pressed

Now your scarf is complete!

To wear it you stick your head inside the loop.

my head stuck inside the loop

Then your cross the loop in front of, with the loop crossed in front of me

And then bring the bottom loop up around your neck.the bottom loop brought up around my head

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Be sure to check out all the other fabulous holiday gift ideas the other bloggers are sharing today and come back tomorrow for the holiday decor ideas!

Lilly Foster

Monday 27th of November 2017

I love your idea and I love no sew projects! The scarf looks awesome, thank you for sharing this.


Monday 27th of November 2017

You're welcome!

Cathy Lillie

Wednesday 8th of November 2017

This is a great idea and a very economical gift! Picking out fabric is such a fun thing to do. I'm a huge fan of plaids and soft, cozy materials.


Thursday 9th of November 2017

It really is an inexpensive gift to make!

Victoria Banaszak

Wednesday 8th of November 2017

Great idea! I love not having to sew and you end up with something cute and useful.


Wednesday 8th of November 2017

I love cute + useful!


Wednesday 8th of November 2017

Hi Cat,

What a fun easy project! The buffalo check is the perfect fabric for the scarf.


Wednesday 8th of November 2017

Thank you! I really love the buffalo check and plaids lately.


Wednesday 8th of November 2017

I love infinity scarves! This is so cute, I love a good plaid fabric!


Wednesday 8th of November 2017

I cannot get enough plaid and buffalo check right now.

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