NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

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NEW! Sew our Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf! Stitch a versatile Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf from two rectangles of Stretch Jersey Knit Fabric and you’ll have fashion accessory that can be worn three different ways!

Deanna, from Team NZP, choose our Stretch Jersey Knit Fabric in Navy and Gray – for her first Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf sewing project. 

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Gray

Option One: Wear our NEW! NZP Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf with gray facing forward!

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Navy

Option Two: Wear our NEW! NZP Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf with Navy facing forward!

 

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Navy

Option Three: Wear our NEW! NZP Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf with two colors facing forward!

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 

Like many of you, Deanna’s been enjoying sewing our one-color NEW! NZP Turtleneck Scarf – from our April 15 Blog Tutorial. Our Turtleneck scarf is so quick to sew, Deanna’s made several for the NZP Team – and for family and friends, too!

Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by The Nancy Zieman Productions Team at the NZP Blog

Depending on the scarf sizes you’ve already made, you may find yourself with a Stretch Jersey Knit stash – ideal for sewing our NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf! 

NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

Be sure to choose Stretch Jersey Knit Fabrics with 5% Spandex for your Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf sewing project. This lightweight stretch cotton knit fabric provides a smooth hand, stylish drape, and about a 50% four-way stretch — for added comfort. Or, choose to make a scarf from cotton t-shirts or knit tops with 5% Spandex. Rita Farro, our friend and fellow blogger over at Rita’s Sew Fun Blog, has made dozens of our Turtleneck Scarves! Great Job, Rita!

Our New! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf can be sewn in 30-minutes, from just two easy fabric rectangles of Stretch Jersey Knit Fabrics, and our easiest-ever sewing techniques.

 Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Navy

NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

Approximate Finished Size 9-1/2″ Wide x 8-1/2 Long.

The NZP Team is designing projects and patterns to be sewn with Nancy Zieman’s innovative sewing techniques. Within each of our blog sewing tutorials and patterns, we give you construction tips and specific sewing hints, along with tool tips to make sewing fun and enjoyable – even for beginners. You’ll find that in a matter of minutes, you can sew fashion accessories – like our NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf!

 

Choose Your Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Size

Note From Team Nancy Zieman Productions Using a tape measure, measure forehead circumference – just above eyebrows: If forehead circumference measures 20-1/2″- 21-1/2″ make a size Small or Medium Turtleneck Scarf. If forehead circumference measures 21-1/2″-22-1/2″ make a size Medium/Large Turtleneck Scarf. We’re making a size Small/Medium Turtleneck Scarf in this sewing tutorial.

 

Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions at the NZP Blog

Prepare & Cut Fabric

JT445_01 Quilter’s Starch Savvy available at shopnzp.com

Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsPrepare your fabrics! Pre-treat fabric by steaming and pressing, then, stabilize fabrics for the sewing process by pressing and starching fabrics with June Tailor’s Starch Savvy. Press and starch, press and starch.

  • Cut Two Fabric Rectangles 18″ long by 11″ wide for size Small/Medium. Be sure to cut the fabric rectangle with the greatest fabric stretch across the 11″ width. (For a Size Medium/Large, cut one fabric rectangles 18″ long by 12″ wide: for a 10-1/2″ wide x 8-1/2 long finished scarf).
  • NOTE: Deanna, from Team NZP, stitched a Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf for her husband – with Two Fabric Rectangle measuring 22-1/2″ long by 13-1/2″ wide – cut from 5/8 yd Stretch Jersey Knit Fabric. Be a designer and choose your own custom fabric rectangle sizes!

NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

Stitch Turtleneck Scarf

  • Place fabric rectangles, right sides together, meeting 18″ long edges. Pin. 

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Stitch seam with a serger, or stitch with a sewing machine set for a wobble stitch.

Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsSet sewing machine for a “wobble-stitch”: Choose a slight zigzag (2.0-2.5 length and .5 width). On the outside, this stitch will give the appearance of a straight stitch, while providing a slight amount of stretch to the seam! Or, choose a 4-thread overlock serger stitch. Now’s the perfect time to use that serger!

  • Stitch or serge seam with 1/4″ seam allowance, or use the edge of your presser foot as a guide. Be sure to backstitch at seam beginning and ending. For extra durability during wear–stitch this seam again, stitching over original stitching line. No need to double stitch this seam if you’re stitching with a serger!

NEW! Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

 

  • Fold stitched fabric rectangle, right sides together, meeting 21″ long edges. Pin.
Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

 NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions

Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsPlacing the fusible web tape, within the seam marks the seam opening and later finishes the final seam! 

  • Stitch seam with a serger, or stitch with a sewing machine set for a wobble stitch – creating a fabric tube. Press seam flat, then press open or press to one side.

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

  • Fold fabric tube, right sides together, stacking and aligning stitched seam. Pin.
NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions
  • Stitch or serge seam leaving a 3″-4″ opening at the fusible web tape.
  • Turn Scarf right side out through seam opening.
NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial by Nancy Zieman Productions
Note From Team Nancy Zieman ProductionsBefore moving on to the finishing step, go ahead and try on your scarf-in-process. Slip scarf over head and check for your desired fit. If scarf is too loose, turn inside out and restitch seam (above) taking a deeper seam allowance.
Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog

Wear your new NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf as a fashion scarf, a fabric face covering, and even wear as a headband accessory. Our New! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf is such a fast and fun sewing project, you’ll be sewing several Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarves in as little as an afternoon! 1/2 yard of two Stretch Jersey Knit Fabrics makes three Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarves.

 

Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial at the Nancy Zieman Productions Blog Gray

NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial – Tools & Supplies:

NEW! Watch our Stitch it! Sisters Stitch it! in Minutes: S!S Original One-Color Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial Video

NEW! Watch our Stitch it! Sisters Stitch it! in Minutes: S!S Original One-Color Turtleneck Scarf Sewing Tutorial Video

Watch our NEW! 4-minute Stitch it! Sisters Stitch it! in Minutes video – and see how Deanna quickly makes our Turtleneck Scarf with a serger. Our Turtleneck Scarf can be sewn in just 30-minutes, from just one easy fabric rectangle, and our easiest-ever sewing techniques!

 

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Schmetz Chrome Jersey/Ball Point Needles, Size 80/12

For a chance to be the random winner of a Schmetz Size 80/12 Jersey Chrome Sewing Machine Needles 5-Pack, please leave a comment below sharing the Stretch Jersey Knit Fabric colors you’d choose – to make your NEW! Colorblocked Turtleneck Scarf. Nancy Zieman Productions will give away one 5-pack Schmetz Chrome Jersey/Ball Point Needles, Size 80/12 to one US resident in the 48 contiguous states. Winner must reply within 30 days to the official giveaway announcement email message – sent from Nancy Zieman Productions.

Happy Sewing!

Team Nancy Zieman

Nancy Zieman Productions. LLC.

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17 Comments

  • Lorna
    May 19, 2020

    I would choose neutral colors so I could wear it with any clothing item.

  • Izzy tizzy
    May 19, 2020

    In the South, those scarf/masks will be to hot to use beginning now & through summer!!!

  • Karen L
    May 19, 2020

    I think I would want to make three of these: one navy and gray, one lime and gray, and one red and gray. That should cover color-wise any that I might want to use. The one thing I have discovered is that in the winter I hate not having something around my neck. When walking in the cold, that cold air goes right down my neck and chills the whole body. This should solve that problem!

  • Vivian Oaks
    May 19, 2020

    If I was going to make the color-block scarf I’d either have to do the obligatory black and gold (for the Steelers, Pirates & Penguins) or my favorite color: purple…with some other neutral color – probably a light gray or white. Either way, it would look great!! Thanks so much for the chance to win!!

  • Susan
    May 19, 2020

    Would use red,white & blue combinations to make the scarf to be patriotic!

  • Jo Wray
    May 19, 2020

    I agree with Lorna. Even at 60 degrees it would be to hot.
    I do like the idea of this scarf. I have used a fleece neck gater in the winter for years.They are sold in ski shops.

  • CARLA
    May 19, 2020

    I absolutely love this idea and I know my son would love it too because he is a pizza delivery driver and it would be easy to pull down or take off and put back on without being hard to use. It would also keep him from getting sore ears. Thank you so much and I would love to win the needles. I could even embroider the company name of the pizza place he works for as they are a mom & pop service…love it.

  • Bev Bolduc Aldridge
    May 19, 2020

    Aqua and Navy

  • Lorraine Alves
    May 19, 2020

    Navy and lime are a terrific pair. I like the color combination for all seasons.

  • Cindy K
    May 19, 2020

    Aqua, gray and navy would be my color choices. However, the bright colors would be great for my grandkids. Could see them using these for winter sledding. Love this idea!

  • Phyllis
    May 19, 2020

    Love this easy pattern! I would sew pink and grey.

  • Carolyn T
    May 19, 2020

    Lime and gray for me. Lime outer layer for fashion and visibility on walks and bike rides. Flip to gray, a staple color in my wardrobe, while indoors. Yay, Schmetz Chrome needles!

  • Clovis Perkins
    May 19, 2020

    Aqua & Lime would go good together.

  • Dixie
    May 19, 2020

    I like the combination of red white and blue.

  • Louise Johnson
    May 19, 2020

    I like the Grey amd Navy, but with my white-around-the-face hair I think I would go for the Grey and Aqua. The Navy is very stark against my pale complexion and white hair. Color blocking comes in handy when we want to be very practical and some day when we can travel again.

  • Bonnie Shaul
    May 21, 2020

    My favorite colors are Blue & Purple & I have a lot of knit fabric at home in my sewing room. I’ll make a lot of these for me & others as gifts.

  • L Watson
    May 22, 2020

    I would try to use colors that make me happy, like a warm coral color, perhaps with gray.

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