scarf

Butterick 8321

by Maddy on January 23, 2014 · 6 comments

in 1950s,Dresses

 

Hi guys! I’m back. I have Butterick 8321 from the late 50′s. It’s wool, has a nice scarf bow I made, and a belt. It was really easy and I’m pretty proud of it. I went on a mad hunt for vintage buttons and even ordered some that were the wrong size, but ended up getting new ones instead. Oh well, I’ll have to do vintage buttons next time!

 

 

 

 

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I’ve just done a tutorial on hand sewing a headscarf to use for those vintage hairstyles.

I’ve actually used the one featured in the tutorial already to keep my curlers in place when setting my hair.

I’m a recent convert to the world of scarves. Not only (to quote jane austen) do they save a fortune in hair dressing but when not used as a hair accessory keep your neck warm. And if made big enough make a great impromptu picnic blanket.

I’m planning on getting some vintage inspired printed fabric to make some more. I do prefer silk over cotton for headscarfs but cotton over silk for neck scarfs. I like with making my own I can have them match outfits if I buy a little extra fabric for each project. Planning on making a neckerchief as well.

Its definitely a great way to use up scraps as well or make gifts.

All comments welcome

Find more info at

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