• Fall Fat Quarter Scarf: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Fall Fat Quarter Scarf

    Fall fat quarter scarf. This is the second scarf I’ve made this way and I’m loving these deep navy and pink colours. Just perfect for fall. So, what is a fat quarter? It’s a quilting term used for breaking up a yard of fabric into quarters – and fat ones, I assume. They’re not square, since a most fabric isn’t a yard wide.What I like most about them is it’s quick and easy to determine how much fabric you need. On this scarf I picked…

  • Faux Silk Infinity Scarf: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Two: Faux Silk Infinity Scarf

    Faux silk infinity scarf – the perfect 15 minute sewing project for your weekend since it doesn’t take long. Oh, and this fabric looks like little globes and that is perfect for the Rio Olympics – go Team Canada!!! I saw the Opening Ceremonies yesterday and they were so beautiful. My favourite part about watching the Opening Ceremonies is seeing all uniforms for the different nations. Not only are they unique to each country, but they give a sense of country pride. I love it.…

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    Sewing: Nursing Infinity Scarf

    A nursing infinity scarf is a great gift for an expecting mom. If you’ve never made an infinity scarf before, you may want to visit the infinity scarf tutorial. The main difference in this sewing project is the size. So…grab some fabric and get ready to sew up! What You Need 1-1.5 yards of 60 inch fabric matching thread machine needed First – measure out your fabric. I decided to make two. One out of a light rayon and another out of a thicker cotton.…

  • Men's Wool Scarf: 3ten.ca

    Tutorial: Wool Scarf

    Need a new scarf? Or maybe a quick gift for a loved one? Check this out – time to sew up a wool scarf for the winter. Let’s get sewing. What You Need wool fabric – once piece cut 13 inches wide by 72-86 inches long (depends on height) scissors matching thread machine First – be sure your fabric is pre washed. Is it soft enough for a scarf? If so, you’re ready to roll. Cut it out (I used a rotary cutter so the…

  • Tutorials

    Tutorial: Large Cowl

    With Halloween behind us and the leaves all on the ground, it’s time to bundle up and stay warm. This large cowl tutorial is the perfect accessory to transition from fall into winter. Remember the fat quarter scarf tutorial I posted back in late February? This large cowl is similar in size, yet made out of all the same fabric. What You Need medium weight fabric – 1 1/2 yards matching thread machine/serger First – you’ll need two pieces each measuring 65 inches x 20…

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    Sewing: Vintage Floral Scarf

    This vintage floral scarf was inspired by the fabric – I found it in the cutoff section (still at regular price) and there was just around 1 yard. So worth it. If you’re looking to re-create something similar, look for old bedsheets, table cloths or even a thrift store dress – the fabric will be well worn and perfect. What You Need floral fabric (about 1 yard) matching thread machine 20-24 inches of elastic First – I had to improvise and cut the fabric in…

  • Projects

    Project: Giveaway Results!

    It’s March 1st and that means it’s time to announce the winners of the Giveaway!! Giveaway Results Mandy and Erin – you both WON!! Yippee! Love the infinity scarf? Visit the tutorial here. The project only takes about 30 minutes to make – plus, they make great gifts. Love the headband? Visit the tutorial here. This tutorial is one of my most popular. Keeping that fringe at bay is hard work and a perfect opportunity to add some style with a bit of functionality. Enjoy…