View PatternView PatternView PatternView PatternSewing PatternMillie Throw Garments Do you ever look around at accessories and other items, and see potential in them as a garment? Here at Sew HQ, we picked up this blanket scarf at a supermarket and thought it was pretty (and big enough!) to be worn as a throw. Upcycled by Chris Lawton, the project gives you the chance to fringe raw edges for the folded top… you can fray it to match the other naturally fringed edges or take it further to create a bigger section.EssentialsBlanket scarfSizesCustom-sized1 Seek out a blanket scarf that you feel is big enough to cover you when folded in half (ours measured 1.18m x 2.12m). Fold the scarf in half widthways, then cut it in half. The cut edge of each piece won’t be fringed so to do this, start by drawing the length of the fringe you want with tailor’s chalk or a marker, then sew along the marked line using a narrow zig zag.2 Pull on the top thread that is closest to the raw edge and parallel to the stitched line, taking the entire thread away to reveal shorter threads that run the other way; use the tip of a hand sewing needle to loosen if needed. Continue pulling the lengths of thread to fringe the raw edge, stopping when you come to the stitched line.3 Place the two pieces right sides together and start sewing horizontally across the new top seam for one shoulder, 17cm from the edge. Fasten off to leave a 35cm wide gap centrally in the top, for the head to comfortably go through, then start stitching to sew the other shoulder. Other Popular Makes... Annette Wrap TopGarmentsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Stitching a made-to-measure top like this wrap by Amanda Walker will result in a perfectly fitting garment every time, from Eve DressDressesDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)Adding panels of an interesting fabric like lace gives even the most simply constructed dresses extra oomph. Here, Julia Claridge Fabric Christmas CrackersChristmasDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)'Tis the season to be festive, and what better way to set the mood than with a set of fabric Cross-over BagBagsDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)The best weekend is casual and fun, just like the perfect accessory should be. This project is simple to create Victoria MidiSew PlusDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)This simple garment by Amanda Walker truly is a masterpiece. It uses the full width of your fabric for minimal Saskia TopSew PlusDimensions:XS-XL (8-16)This Parisienne-inspired top by Amanda Walker is ideal for beginners, with only two simple pattern pieces. The combination of beautiful PopularRecent Dave Dachshund Free Sewing Pattern Downloads Retro Mixtape Cushion Floaty Floral Three Quarter Sleeved Dress Stuffed Fabric Letters Art Gallery Fabric Unicorn Toy Sewing Bee Sleeveless Shell Top Tweed Chicken Doorstop Sewing Bee Shift Dress Make Your Own Bodycon Dress Wiggle Dress Roger reindeer Make a festive toy Annette Wrap Top Eve Dress Fabric Christmas Crackers Millie Throw Cross-over Bag Victoria Midi Saskia Top Penny Shirt Isla Dress Bowling Bag Tina Tie Top Shauna Coatigan Get all of your sewing essentials sent straight to your inbox! Please keep me up to date with regular emails from Sew MagazineYou need to tick the box above to confirm you want to recieve emails We have sent you a confirmation email, please confirm it.