36 Ways to Learn How to Sew a Scarf
Plus, keep scrolling to see our 12 infinity scarf sewing patterns!
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Scarves are so infinitely versatile: you can wear them as a light, fun accessory in the summer, or you can use them to warm up in the winter. You can even tie one to your purse strap to make a trendy statement. Whether you like to wear them to spice up your outfit or for the more practical purpose of keeping cozy, knowing how to make a scarf will come in so handy! With these 36 Ways to Learn How to Sew a Scarf, you'll learn how to make a fleece scarf, how to make a ruffled scarf, how to make scarf fringe, and so many other scarf sewing tips and tricks.
Our collection of DIY scarf tutorials includes a variety of scarves in all different shapes, sizes, and fabrics. Making a scarf is actually super easy, and even more so with our how-to's, so you'll be able to fill your closet with many kinds of scarves in no time at all. Don't forget to check out our collection of infinity scarf sewing patterns. This ever-popular style can be worn so many different ways, so make sure to try your hand at one of the cute free scarf patterns below!
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How to Sew a Scarf
- Gathered Panel Scarf
Want to know how to sew a scarf? Use this sewing tutorial to make a simple winter accessory with an unexpected detail.
- All the Trimmings Scarf
Sewing tutorials dom't get any easier than this! Take all the extra trimmings you have in your stash and make your own scarf with this free sewing project.
- Getting Back at the Dryer Gloves and Scarf
Finally, a use for all those mate-less socks! When the dryer eats one of your socks, use the leftover one to make these funky gloves and scarf with this free, easy sewing pattern. Getting back at the dryer has never been easier!
- Knit Scarf
This knit scarf is a simple way to keep warm in the cold weather. Learn how to sew a scarf with fabric strip details with this sewing tutorial.
- Simple Fleece Scarf
Learn how to sew a scarf out of fleece material, including the adorable fringe. This scarf is sure to get you noticed even in the dead of winter.
- Scrunchy T Shirt Scarf
Turn a t-shirt into a warm winter accessory with this free sewing project. This scarf is both trendy and eco-friendly!
- Summery Flower Scarf
This sewing tutorial is great all year round. It'll remind you of those warm months during even the coldest days, plus it's cute and functional!
- How to Sew a Chiffon Scarf
Learn how to sew a chiffon scarf with fringed ends. This tutorial includes helpful tips for how to sew narrow hems on sheer fabric.
- World's Simplest Scarf
This is by far the easiest scarf pattern you'll find. All you need is a yard of double gauze and some lace to make this gorgeous, lightweight scarf, perfect for wearing tucked into a jacket.
More Free Scarf Patterns
- Leather Patch Scarf
Sewing a scarf like this one is a perfect opportunity to create a gift for yourself or the special man in your life.
- DIY Beginners Ruffled Scarf
It's not difficult to sew a scarf, especially with this top notch tutorial! Learn how to make a scarf that's trendy, easy, and, best of all, warm.
- Quick and Simple Hooded Tube Scarf
The perfect accessory for your winterwear, this DIY scarf will keep you warm and cozy. This free scarf pattern is perfect for those cold days when you just want to burrow into your jacket.
- The Birth Of The Scarf Tee
Try a scarf that's more like a shawl. Here's an interesting take on an easy scarf pattern.
- 3 Ways to Embellish Your Scarf
Once you know how to make a scarf, it's time to embellish! Jazz up your favorite homemade accessory with these neat ideas.
- Candy Stripe Scrunch Scarf Tutorial
Winter is the perfect time to bundle up in something festive and cozy. Learn how to sew a scarf with this holiday-themed project.
- Target Knock Off Scarf Pattern
You can get the same look as one of the beautiful collections at Target for a lot less! You'll only need half a yard of cotton fabric, some embroidery floss, a sewing machine and other basic sewing tools for this easy scarf pattern.
- Shirt to Summer Scarf Refashion
Put your refashioning skills to good use by teaching yourself how to sew a scarf from material you already have on hand. Refashioning projects are fun and thrifty!
- Multi-Way Kita Scarf
It's not tricky to sew a scarf with instructions like these. You'll end up with an accessory that transforms for every occasion.
- Warm and Cozy Reversible Fleece Cowl Scarf
When the weather gets tough, you'll be glad you took the time to create this scarf. The infinity-style scarf creates a bubble of warmth around your face and neck, and the reversible pattern makes for easy mix-and-match.
- Fast No Sew Fleece & Fringe Scarf
Learn how to make a scarf in minutes with this too-cute idea. This DIY scarf is super easy to make, uses a quarter-yard of fabric, and takes less than an hour from start to finish.
- Boho DIY Burberry Scarf Tutorial
Turn a few yards of pretty printed chiffon into a designer-inspired scarf with a chic bohemian edge. This tutorial comes with a simple, printable diagram, and it's a quick sewing project that you can complete in an hour or two.
- Pom Pom Patchwork Scarf Pattern
This comfortable and classy pattern is a go-to accessory in any closet. Using 18 color-coordinated fat quarters of fabric, this easy scarf pattern is guaranteed to look like a professional designer sewed it.
- Sashiko DIY Scarf
Learn how to make a scarf that's insanely on trend and chic. This free sewing tutorial shows you how to use your leftover yarn to create a traditional sashiko stitch, which originated in the mountains of Japan during the 17th century.
- Simply Cozy DIY Blanket Scarf
This is not only simple, but also fun to create. When the cold weather hits, there's nothing like a DIY scarf to keep you warm all season long.
Infinity Scarf Sewing Patterns
- Sweater Into Infinity Scarf Tutorial
Create a lovely addition to your typical cold-weather outfit by learning how to sew a scarf like this one. Learn how to make an infinity scarf that looks just as cozy and cool as the scarves you buy in the store.
- Lightweight Infinity Scarf
Learn how to sew a scarf for the warmer months! Whether you're looking to learn how to make a scarf for the summer, fall, winter, or spring, you can easily transform this sewn scarf pattern into the season-appropriate piece.
- Insanely Easy Silk Infinity Scarf
Learning how to sew a scarf is worth it when you make the tutorial yields this gorgeous accessory. This silk scarf is amazingly easy to make and will keep you looking fabulous even in the coldest winter months.
- Make Your Own Fleece Infinity Scarf
Make your own fleece infinity scarf with this easy tutorial and a single piece of fleece. Easy enough for beginners and oh-so-snuggly—perfect for a long cold winter!
- Flowers and Lace Infinity Scarf Pattern
This gorgeous scarf looks like it came from a trendy boutique, but it won't cost you a fortune. If you're looking for a special piece or just need something new to wear out on the town, this is a great lazy afternoon pattern.
- Violet Ruffled Infinity Scarf
This bright scarf is the perfect finishing touch of a casual, yet elegant outfit. This accessory is easy to sew, and it'll instantly add a touch of color to any ensemble.
- Lacy Infinity Scarf
Add a touch of sophistication with this DIY scarf. This fashionable scarf craft will turn everyone's heads as you walk down the street.
- Thrifty Refashioned Infinity Scarf
Make use of your old sweaters by turning them into this DIY infinity scarf. The striped color block pattern of this scarf gives you plenty of flexibility in terms of your outfit, so you'll look great no matter how bundled up you are.
- Insanely Beautiful Infinity Scarf
You'll turn heads with this gorgeous, unique scarf. This pretty pattern is nature's answer to cold weather and creature comfort.
- Easy Lace and Knit Infinity Scarf
Learn how to sew a scarf that's seriously feminine with this pretty pattern and tutorial. This understated scarf pattern is gorgeous and sure to dress up your favorite outfit.
- Pride and Prejudice Infinity Scarf Pattern
Learn how to sew an accessory that allows you to take your favorite love story with you wherever you go. This tutorial will give you the tools to learn how to make an accessory you can wear with practically anything with just a couple yards of fabric and about an hour of your time.
- Chic Braided Infinity Scarf Pattern
This pattern has the luxe look and feel of a high-quality designer scarf, only without the cost. The color blocking is very fashionable, while the braided design makes this DIY scarf pattern look like it came directly from the department store.
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