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♥BOLERO WRAP (super easy and fast)♥

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This is a cute bolero to wrap around you.
Is warm, comfortable and cute, and is super easy and fast to make.
 
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Step 1: WHAT YOU NEED

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You need:
-long piece of fabric (stretchy and soft, IMPORTANT);
-scissor;
-sewing machine.

Step 2: CUT

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Cut the fabric in a long stripe like in the drawing. If you don't have a long enough piece just sew few pieces together (like I did).

A→ the measurement of the circumference of the open part of the sleeve;
B→ the measurement of the circumference of the shoulder part;
C→ the measurement of 1 1/2 the circumference of your chest;
D→ the length of the sleeve.

This is the measurement I used (but you really should resize them on your own body measurement):
A→24cm;
B→36cm;
C→166cm;
D→46cm.

Remember to do it a bit larger to be able to fit a sweater under it.
Also it should not be too long or it will fell down, or too short or it will be uncomfortable.


Step 3: SEW

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Pin and sew the sleeves part inside out.
Leave the rest open. 

It may take a little bit before you have the right and comfortable measurement, so try it on before sew it.


Step 4: HEM

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Sew a little fold on all the edges.

Step 5: HOW TO WEAR IT

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Put a sleeve on, do a wrap around your chest, from behind to in front of you, then put on the other sleeve.

Step 6: DONE

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Done : )

If you have any suggestion on fabric, tips, shape variation, etc... fell free to comment, I will appreciate! It's the first time I made this!
Kathar626 days ago

genius shape, it can be created in so many different fabrics from ultra glamorous to sporty, i wil try to get some fake fur for the wrist and some stretchy velvet for a different look! thank you for sharing!

lacewonda1 month ago

Marcella you are a genius, you can accessorise the sleeves with studs or embroidered cutouts and create one fantastic clothing line. I bow

marcellahella (author)  lacewonda1 month ago

Thanks! That sound like a good idea! I like studs.

honeyrod4 months ago
Gorgeous!!!! I am in love and can't wait to try it!!
tijwanaran5 months ago
Love love love this!!! How wide did you cut the fabric strip. I see your measurements but it didnt state how the width of the long strip piece.
marcellahella (author)  tijwanaran5 months ago

Hello, there were a mistake in the measurement, I just correct it, thanks.

Very Pretty!

sunshiine6 months ago

What a clever clever idea! It looks so fashionable!

sunshiine

marcellahella (author)  sunshiine6 months ago

Thanks!

foobear6 months ago

That is beautiful! I think you will be the winner

marcellahella (author)  foobear6 months ago

Thanks! I hope to win somethings, especially one sewing machine : ) Mine start to have some problems…

I really like your ''wear a blanket ''too, it look so warm and comfortable!

ekiessling6 months ago
Absolutely love this, am searching for fabric to make it...Yay!!!
marcellahella (author)  ekiessling6 months ago

Cool!

sheripres6 months ago

What a great idea! I crochet and this would be a nice way to create a wrap.

Yours came out beautiful! Congrats. :)

marcellahella (author)  sheripres6 months ago

Thanks! Crochet will look really nice!

krisldiamond6 months ago
Going to try and make this tonight.
marcellahella (author)  krisldiamond6 months ago
Nice! Tell me how it come out or if you need more details
jfarmer136 months ago
Hi. How wide did you make the scarf portion?
marcellahella (author)  jfarmer136 months ago
Hello, I just post my measurement on the instructable in the step number 2.
jputnam27 months ago
Very cute, I'll have to make this!
marcellahella (author)  jputnam27 months ago
Thanks! Let me know!
betyka7 months ago
Very nice idea , it is also possible to use other soft fabric
marcellahella (author)  betyka7 months ago
Thanks!
nic nak7 months ago
very cute, I might just have a go at this.
marcellahella (author)  nic nak7 months ago
Thanks! If you do let me know how it turn out!
cdawisconsin7 months ago
Love!!!!
marcellahella (author)  cdawisconsin7 months ago
Thanks! : )