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Turn a Pair of Printed Scarves Into a Breezy Caftan Dress (DIY Tutorial)

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STEP SIX

To seal the shoulders, measure and extend at least 2 inches from the pivoted notch and pin it, leaving an opening for the sleeve. Repeat this to the other shoulder.

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STEP SEVEN

Using the sewing needle and thread (doubled for durability), back-stitch along the edge’s original stitching line to camouflage your handiwork.

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Ta-da! You’ve now created a bateau neckline and open sleeves.

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STEP EIGHT

To close the side seam from the waist, start with the wrong sides together, measure 22 inches from the hem, and pin both scarves together.

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STEP NINE

Using your needle and thread, stitch from the hem up under the rolled edgings.

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We left a large gap between the shoulder and waist on purpose. Why? Just thread your best belt through the gap to let the back flutter like a boxy cape. Clever, huh?

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