Feeling a bit chilly during the dark, cold winter months? Warm up your winter wardrobe by stitching this stylish Embroidered Scarf – an exclusive FREE embroidery pattern from NeedleKnowledge®.
The scarf is assembled using three different cuts of cotton quilting fabric, and embroidered using basic embroidery stitches. The embroidery is featured on one side, while a contrasting lining livens up the other side.
The simple motif is embroidered on each end using 2 strands of embroidery floss in basic stitches including: stem stitch, running stitch, and French knots.
Directions for making the scarf are included in the pdf pattern and utilizes small cuts of quilting cottons and fat quarters. You probably already have all the supplies needed tucked in your stash!
Materials Needed for One 10×46” Scarf:
- 1/3 yard each of 2 coordinating print fabrics for scarf front and back
- 1 “fat quarter” (11×18”) of an additional coordinating
- print fabric for the contrasting ends
- All purpose sewing thread to match one of
- the fabrics
- 2/3 yard lace, pompom or fringed trim (optional)
Download the free embroidery pattern for the Red Scarf PDF. Trim the two 1/3-yard pieces of fabric so that each measures 11×43 inches. If you are planning to embroider or applique on the scarf, do this now.
From the fat quarter fabric cut four (4) strips measuring 3.5 x 11 inches. Stitch one of the strips to the short ends of the 11×43” pieces (fig. A), right sides facing, using a 1/2-inch seam allowance. Press the seams open.
If using trim, baste the trim along the short ends of one of the pieced scarf sections. Stitch the two pieces scarf sections together, right sides facing, lining up the seam allowances for the contrasting ends. Stitch around all 4 sides using a 1/2-inch seam allowance, leaving a 3-inch opening along one long edge for turning (fig. B).
Clip the corners and turn the scarf right side out through the opening. Hand-stitch the opening closed and press the finished scarf. It is now ready to use and enjoy!