Created by: Sarg
Project

Chiffon Scarf & beaded necklace

What are you most proud of? Being able to set up the serger correctly and adapt the pattern idea to the materials I had in my stash. It wasn't cut on the bias but still finished up with a soft edge which looks professional. I used some spare material to make a co-ordinating necklace using beads and fabric knots. ( Idea from Aga's class ) It made a lovely gift for my friend's birthday. What advice would you give someone starting this project? The chiffon is very slippery to work with but if you hold it in front and behind the foot applying a little bit of pressure it sews like a dream. The pattern is called Double De-Light and is cut on the bias with shaped ends. I adapted the shaping to the material I had at hand. It is basically 2 scarves - 1 an inch or so bigger than the other, put the smaller one one top and sew down the center. It is a lovely effect.

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Sarg made Chiffon Scarf & beaded necklace with:

Beginner Serging

Online Class

Beginner Serging

with Amy Alan

  • 1/4 yd each of smokey and green patterned chiffon
  • Rayon thread to match the darker fabric. Pattern idea from Nancy Ziemen. 7 glass beads with large holes
  • 2 silver caps

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Being able to set up the serger correctly and adapt the pattern idea to the materials I had in my stash. It wasn't cut on the bias but still finished up with a soft edge which looks professional. I used some spare material to make a co-ordinating necklace using beads and fabric knots. ( Idea from Aga's class ) It made a lovely gift for my friend's birthday. What advice would you give someone starting this project? The chiffon is very slippery to work with but if you hold it in front and behind the foot applying a little bit of pressure it sews like a dream. The pattern is called Double De-Light and is cut on the bias with shaped ends. I adapted the shaping to the material I had at hand. It is basically 2 scarves - 1 an inch or so bigger than the other, put the smaller one one top and sew down the center. It is a lovely effect.

Q&A with Sarg

Pohutukawa asked:
What a lovely scarf and gorgeous gift! The beading sets it off. Well done with the serger!!
Sarg answered:
Thank you. My friend loves them. With Amy's help, I'm winning with the serger, at last.
Amy Alan asked:
I am so so happy for you! Sewing chiffon on ANY machine is a challenge, and it sounds like you've got it down. The scarf is beautiful and I hope your friend knows how lucky she is that you didn't keep it for yourself. ;)
Sarg answered:
Thank you Amy, your instructions are so clear and easy to follow and being able to revisit the information whenever I feel unsure is a brilliant concept. ( I'll be making on for myself very soon )