Sewn Summer Kaftan from an Upcycled Scarf

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Sewn Summer Kaftan from an Upcycled Scarf
Sewn Summer Kaftan from an Upcycled Scarf
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Breezy, light, and in vogue, this Sewn Summer Kaftan from an Upcycled Scarf will be the statement piece of your summer wardrobe. Since it’s made from a reused scarf, this kaftan will keep you cool in the summer heat with airy fabrics while also keeping your wallet happy. This DIY sewing tutorial is an inexpensive way to add bohemian flair to any poolside party or day out on the town. Wear your new upcycled scarf kaftan as a swimsuit cover-up or as an everyday dress, and you’ll be sure to stun this season on a budget.

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An upcycled scarf kaftan is perfect for a beachy coverup however a really large scarf would be needed. I imagine some light airy gauzy like fabric might do as well. Rather than using metal eyelets I would add two buttonholes in their place. All in all, this is a lovely coverup.


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