Camera Scarf

Summer memories are coming to a close and the beginning of another school year is quickly approaching. If you’re anything like me, you want lots of photos of your child’s first day of school; new outfit, back pack and lunch box, walking to the bus stop, meeting the teacher, and the list goes o

n. A camera strap gives you ease knowing your camera is ready whenever a photo op makes itself available. And, who doesn’t want to be trendy while catching all those photographic memories? Add the perfect scarf to match your personality!

 

 

 

Supplies:

Scarf

2 Split rings

2 Chain closures

Scissors

Sewing machine or needle and thread

Scrap of leather, pen

Directions:

Step 1: Draw the same shape on the leather with a pen as found in the “Step One” photo below. Make sure the smallest point at the fold fits through the split ring. You’ll be folding it over, so mirror one side to the other and trace it.

Step 2: Cut the leather on the folded line.

Step 3: Repeat steps 1 and 2 to create another leather piece (a total of 2).

Step 4: Connect the chain closure to the split ring.

Step 5: Slide the ring to the middle section of the leather.

Step 6: Fold the end of the scarf in an accordion fold, small enough so that it fits into the leather.

Step 7: Stick the leather to the scarf in place.

Step 8: With your sewing machine, stitch around the edge of the leather (as indicated in the picture)

Make sure you have a special needle that works for leather. Otherwise, hand stitch it!

Reference: http://thehousethatlarsbuilt.com/2013/06/make-a-camera-strap-laura-ashley-giveaway.html/

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About Heather Addis

Heather joined the Family and MWR Marketing team in 2009. As the Marketing Director, she dabbles in all things marketing - from campaigns to media purchasing to research and development. Heather is enjoying having a retired husband after 17 years of Army life, is a mother of five (one human and four dogs!) and is a pop culture junkie.

"I have the best job in the world. I get to do what I love while giving back to our men and women in uniform. I could not imagine having a job that did not allow me to have daily interaction with our Service Members. Being married to a retired Soldier, I am able to understand the hardships our military face and strive to help create programs and events to make their time at Fort Gordon memorable."

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