DIY Sherpa Infinity Scarf Tutorial

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Sherpa is a warm and fuzzy fabric that will keep you warm all winter. Follow this easy tutorial to sew a DIY Sherpa infinity scarf for yourself and your friends.

There is no reason to be intimidated by sewing with Sherpa. It is thick but can be used like cotton or flannel fabrics to make some awesome projects. Some basic sewing supplies are all you need.

Sherpa Infinity Scarf Tutorial

An infinity scarf uses 1/4 yard of Sherpa fabric. That means you can get four scarves out of a yard making this an affordable gift option for the holidays. All the ladies will love them, and they are perfect for matching in family photos.

Let’s get started!

Supplies to Make a Sherpa Infinity Scarf

The thick pile of chunky Sherpa fabric masks seams and sewing imperfections, which is perfect for a beginner sewing project. Its is so cuddly that no one will notice if your lines are straight or not.

How to Make a Sherpa Infinity Scarf

First, trim the edges of the fabric to make them straight. Just kidding! The chunky fabric won’t cut straight. Just make sure the edges aren’t jagged and rough when cutting 1/4 yard.

Next, fold the fabric in half lengthwise. The two shortest sides should be end-to-end, forming a loop. Pin the short ends together.

Sew on your sewing machine using a 1/4″ seam allowance.

Now fold the Sherpa in half longways. The hem you just made should be facing inside when the two edges are brought together.

Then pin in place.

Sew using a 1/4″ seam allowance.

Then all you have to do is trim any loose threads.

Your Sherpa infinity scarf is now ready to wear or gift!

Don’t forget to pin this project for later, and check out some more simple sewing projects below.

Easy DIY Sherpa Infinity Scarf

DIY Sherpa Infinity Scarf Tutorial

DIY Sherpa Infinity Scarf Tutorial

Make a warm and cozy Sherpa infinity scarf with this easy sewing tutorial.

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5.00



  1. Cut fabric with shears to 1/4 yard.
  2. Fold Sherpa lengthwise.
  3. Pin ends together.
  4. Sew with 1/4" seam allowance.
  5. Fold fabric in half lengthwise with hem inside.
  6. Pin.
  7. Sew with 1/4" seam allowance.
  8. Trim threads.

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2 thoughts on “DIY Sherpa Infinity Scarf Tutorial”

  1. Love this! Could you hand sew this, or is the fabric too bulky? I only have my grandmother’s old singer machine/table right now and don’t even remember how to use it.

  2. You could totally hand sew this! The fabric isn’t too bulky when considering the fluffy part can be moved out of the way to insert the needle.

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