DIY Scarf-print kaftan dress, a collaboration project with Styleslicker

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Kaftan dress – Park & Cube x Styleslicker DIY. Nude shoes – Zara. Bag – Bottega Veneta. Watch – GUESS Rose gold

I realised the only time Kit and I join hands to collaborate is when we’re both hunched over her bowl of phô fishing out red meat so I can gobble it up like a bear. We’re also DIY enthusiasts and happen to share the opinion that if you need glue-gun to attach fabric onto fabric then it’s not DIY – it’s pre-school craft, and don’t get us started with stapling shit to shit. She’s a trained pattern cutter with ninja scissor skills, I’m a webdesigner sensitive to misaligned pixel – in a nutshell we’re both just anal and you wouldn’t want us as mothers or wives (sorry hubz). So we decided to team up to do a few DIY projects that might be educating in terms of garment construction and produce end-results that you might actually wear more than once. Remember this H&M panther scarf? Turns out there’s a lot more ways to transform it with just a few tools at home – for this one you don’t even need a sewing machine – check out the tutorial here to make your own scarf-print kaftan dress!

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  1. beautiful idea!
    xoxo

  2. Perfect idea!:)
    I love it
    greetings

  3. […] sure to check out Shini’s outfit post where she is wearing the green version of the H&M scarf print Kaftan […]

  4. Dannielle

    Will try it out! Thank you! x

  5. This looks awesome! I must make one :)

    The Lovelorn

  6. lovely piece! creative!

    Bises,
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  7. That first shot is epic! Lovely idea btw.:)

    Which gallery is this?

  8. Winnie

    The Art History fanatic (despite me not being a fan of pastorals) in me is desperately trying to work out which gallery this is -National Gallery? Anyway the scarf DIY is looooovely. Shame I can’t make it on Saturday, would have been lovely to catch up with you guys – including the lovely Sam and Tania!

  9. Omg I love this, the green one is my favourite, it’s so beautiful and breezy. Perfect for the last few days of summer that we have left.

  10. Oh la la! What a transformation.

  11. Love! I’ll defiantly have to give this a go :)
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  12. love this! your ‘ocd’ is precisely why your diys are so fab! i’m def with you on the glue gun thing..

  13. Super cute!!!
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  14. Looks beautiful! The photography is so pretty~

  15. great idea ! It’s so beautiful :))

  16. Absolutely beautiful silk print!

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  17. Wonderful dress! Fantastic print! I like it!!

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  18. That is an amazing DIY, especially for sew clueless girls like me. :) Thanks!

  19. buHEHE it’s the V&A! Ooh shame you can’t make it on Saturday, would’ve loved to see you after SO LONG! x

  20. V&A 란다, 보고파! x

  21. Gorgeous! I can never get over your photography! Your pictures are so beautiful, and you are, too!

    Theresa
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  22. omg! i love this look!

    xoxo from rome
    K.
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  23. This is such an amazing DIY! I never thought a scarf would be big enough to make half a dress. I definitely need to try this myself before my next holiday :)

  24. V&A 몰라ㅋ 나도 너 보고싶다! ㅎㅎ

    그리고 사진 다시 보는데 머리 스타일 짱 귀엽네용ㅋㅋㅋ^^*

  25. I love how this turned out so much! All of your DIY projects never fail to impress, actually

  26. WOW. So pretty.

  27. Great DIY! Keep it up

  28. I’m not one for mad sewing skills but this looks like something I could actually do!! Totally going to H & M for a big silk scarf.

  29. Very nice!
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  30. Great scarfs, beautiful colors,love your tutorials. Too bad it’s not useful for me until summer ;) you are lucky to have such a weather! I am lucky to have a chance to visit Hermitage museum (great shoots in yours)), but our weather is too cold, you have to wear all that things : tights, coats, but I don’t actually mind))

  31. So simple and effective, fabric so expensive and you can get some great vintage scarfs cheap.

  32. This is really stylish! Love it.

  33. ayy_ayy

    i love this one. :)
    and thank God it doesn’t need any sewing machine.

  34. I looove that H&M scarf, one of these days I will learn how to sew!!

  35. “Kit, is this one art too?”

  36. never think of this before❣

  37. Beautiful!

    xx.

  38. […] Shini and Kit turn two huge scarves into a kaftan dress with a few well-placed stitches. See Shini wear hers here. […]

  39. What a great idea!! Loved it!!
    Greetings from Santiago, Chile.

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  40. Lovely idea :)

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  42. Beautifully done! I love the back of the dress. I might have to buy a new scarf just to try this out.

  43. This scarf print dress is amazing! It would look seamless in my OFFBEAT collection on Socialbliss!
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  44. Beautiful! Looks fun and easy to do, I love the result. :)

  45. @Sophie Keeling, Yes, i think so~~

  46. How clever! and you don;t need sewing machine at all!
    Love this DIY, may try it over weekend.

    xx

  47. Looks Dressing Very Amaze!

  48. So good! Very excited about there being a few of these gems to come…

  49. This looks stunning what a gorgeous DIY

  50. Beautiful pictures and dress!

  51. This is amazing! Great DIY c:
    The art-gallerly looks nice!

    xx
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  52. parfums

    looking so preety so nice blog i like it .
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  53. parfums

    looking so preety so nice blog i like
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  54. delicate and beautiful!

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  55. HAHA…completely anal! what a brilliant post! Great dress too! x

  56. Diana M.

    Great project! Love silk scarves and here is another idea for easy DIY with silk scarves http://bit.ly/QI4NRB

  57. Oh, that’s absolutely gorgeous.

  58. Wow! That tutorial is great, simple and easy to follow; The article it self is very interesting! and the suggestions of pieces that can go together with the dress is perfect! One thing though is you should just make sure you did it all correctly and double checked the “quality” or else……..
    LOL~!
    This is a great idea, when ever I feel care free or even super stressed b/c of work, I just want to feel free! I want to wear something to loose, or if possible to fly which is impossible. xD
    Thank you for this post!

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  60. Love this fantastic Bottega Veneta Dress and bag!!
    Love your blog, great inspirations!!!
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  63. Wow, I must try it :)!

    No i buziaki :)

  64. This looks amazing on you!

  65. This is an amazing look! The bag is a perfect match. You look very smart.

  66. Oh man, you’re so talented! This dress looks spectacular! The draping on the sleeves is sublime!

  67. so creative, I now know what to do with my old scarves!
    tie-dye-eyes

  68. wawaww beautiful dress dear. an really gr8 idea !!!!!!!!

  69. Gloria

    Amazing dress!!! Love it!!!

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  70. This lovely! Great and simple idea! :o)

  71. Loving it. I was thinking of attempting this on my own, but that would most likely imply the use of hot glue, fabric tape, or *gasp* staples. I’ll leave the DIY-ing to the experts. Nonetheless, thanks for the eye candy!

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  76. […] of this cost. I found a simple cute one from Rasta WifeLine, where she used a cute pattern. However, Park & Cube used a silk scarves to make her Kaftan and I absolutely loved […]

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