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Write a Poem on this Scarf #WearableWednesday

 

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I’m loving this new scarf that plays the role of accessory and notepad–The Paper Scarf. Spotted on Design Milk, it’s made of Tyvek, that crinkly practically indestructible material that you see on HazMat suits. Not only will it keep your neck free of drafts, it will also allow you to create some decent poetry on the fly. Really, just unfurl it from your neck in a coffee shop and you can be the next Rilke!

The scarf was designed by Little Factory in Hong Kong. They create one of a kind products that are amusingly based on everyday things. So, you’ll find both stitched and laser cut items with hints of icons, letters and numbers. This particular scarf has red and blue stitching to provoke images of grade school lined paper, but also comes in classic gray.

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You can see the stitches look rather loose in the pic, and that is because stitching Tyvek is somewhat tricky. You have to keep the thread tension loose and you need a special flat needle. Otherwise, you can be dealing with tears along the stitching. I remember meeting one designer who actually used heavy tape to create her seams, because she didn’t want to risk tearing, and also wanted to keep the fabric waterproof. This same designer was using LEDs in layers of Tyvek, which created a beautiful diffused look. So, if you are looking to create an interesting heavy duty glowy scarf, then check out our Gemma Sequin Starter Pack and experiment with LED circuits. Making something yourself is awesome.

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