Make a patchwork bedcover with vintage scarves.
From the column DIY: Cover It
Care and Washing Instructions
Since the scarves have been washed and their dye set, and the hemp backing has been pre-shrunk, the whole bedspread can be gently washed in cold water, either by hand or in the wool cycle. Iron the silk/poly side on relatively low heat, and the hemp side on high heat. Some polyester scarves will actually melt under a hot iron, so be careful and do a test before you sew with them! Dry-cleaning is fine, just not very environmentally friendly unless you have one of the new environment-friendly dry-cleaners nearby.
This bedspread is relatively sturdy more than you'd expect but its main function is decorative. If pets and kids are going to sit on the bed, fold the bedspread halfway down to expose only the hemp side.
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