Monday, December 20, 2010

Easy to Make Shrug

Following this tutorial, I was able to make a shrug-- just in time for the cold weather!  The tutorial is for a kaftan, but mine turned out a little differently.

(yes, i'm taking pictures of myself again with the phone!)

I used matching fabric for the facing.  It was what was leftover from cutting out the neck.  Since my fabric is see-though, I didn't want a contrasting fabric at the neckline.  I also made my neckline larger

Something else I did different was turning the fabric so the selvedge was the bottom (instead of at the sides), making the wrap longer.

With the changes I made, I kinda feel like a hippy in it, but in a good way!


Rikki Cupcake said...

that looks adorable. you should smile in your photos little cutie pie! happy holidays amd happy new year!

Anonymous said...

It's so cute! Glad it turned out well and the length is great! Can't wait to see your other version:) Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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