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This beach top cover up can be done in under 10 minutes.

 
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Step 1: Find your fabric or old scarf

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Step 1: Find a big piece of square scarf or a large square fabric. I'm using a 130cm X 130cm scarf.

Step 2: Fold the fabric or scarf into half

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Fold the fabric into half with the fold on the top

Step 3: Cut the fabric or scarf

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Then cut the fabric in the middle of only the top layer, starting from the bottom edge.

DO NOT CUT the layer below.

Step 4: Sew the edges or leave it raw

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Its really up to you if you would like to leave it raw or sew the edge of the fabric that you have just trimmed.

Step 5: Sew an inverted triangle

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Sew an inverted triangle on the lower left (starting from the bottom edge upwards).

Then sew an inverted triangle on the lower right side of the fabric.

Step 6: Why inverted triangle?

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It gives an instant bias cut look from the side (as shown in the picture).

Step 7: The finished look (front and back)

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You can slip it on under a camisole, bikini top, a tube bra. The possibilities are endless. Happy sewing! :)

I like your Instructable

Thank you so much for sharing

Rima

Zannzanny (author)  SparkySolar2 days ago
Thank you :)
Zannzanny (author) 3 months ago

Thank you. I've got the scarf at H&M, during their sale. :)

I love this! I love the scarf you used, I'm going to have to find a cool scarf and try it out!