Picture of ♥BOLERO WRAP (super easy and fast)♥
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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Picture of WHAT YOU NEED
You need:
-long piece of fabric (stretchy and soft, IMPORTANT);
-sewing machine.

Step 2: CUT

Picture of CUT
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):

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

Picture of SEW
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

Picture of HEM
Sew a little fold on all the edges.


Picture of HOW TO WEAR IT
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

Picture of DONE
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!
Kathar68 months 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!

lacewonda10 months 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)  lacewonda9 months ago

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

honeyrod1 year ago
Gorgeous!!!! I am in love and can't wait to try it!!
tijwanaran1 year 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)  tijwanaran1 year ago

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

Very Pretty!

sunshiine1 year ago

What a clever clever idea! It looks so fashionable!


marcellahella (author)  sunshiine1 year ago


foobear1 year ago

That is beautiful! I think you will be the winner

marcellahella (author)  foobear1 year 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!

ekiessling1 year ago
Absolutely love this, am searching for fabric to make it...Yay!!!
marcellahella (author)  ekiessling1 year ago


sheripres1 year 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)  sheripres1 year ago

Thanks! Crochet will look really nice!

Going to try and make this tonight.
marcellahella (author)  krisldiamond1 year ago
Nice! Tell me how it come out or if you need more details
jfarmer131 year ago
Hi. How wide did you make the scarf portion?
marcellahella (author)  jfarmer131 year ago
Hello, I just post my measurement on the instructable in the step number 2.
jputnam21 year ago
Very cute, I'll have to make this!
marcellahella (author)  jputnam21 year ago
Thanks! Let me know!
betyka1 year ago
Very nice idea , it is also possible to use other soft fabric
marcellahella (author)  betyka1 year ago
nic nak1 year ago
very cute, I might just have a go at this.
marcellahella (author)  nic nak1 year ago
Thanks! If you do let me know how it turn out!
marcellahella (author)  cdawisconsin1 year ago
Thanks! : )