The Transforming Fabric

posted by on 2012.02.28, under Fashion Tutorials

{Happy Scarf Red Fabric Vest, BCBGMAXAZRIA Red Dress, Free People Bodycon dress}

Decided to create this fun little tutorial based on this scarf that was sent to me from HappyScarf! It’s such a versatile piece and it just shows you that something so simple can be molded into anything!  ENJOY!

Make sure you let me know what other tutorials you guys would like to see in the month of March! ( ah..cant believe it almost officially spring!!)


this is style, elegance, & innovation. completely impressed! well done. :)

teddi ( March 4, 2012 at 2:21 PM )

Love it! I love the video as well, same idea as Wendys scarf video!! Did she help you make it?

Mina ( March 1, 2012 at 11:44 AM )

Now THAT is a great stylist at work, able to transform and create any look on a single fabric, surely everyone would agree right? How can they not when it’s obvious enough? Not to mention how very entertaining and unique your videos are!

San Diego Surgeon ( March 1, 2012 at 12:28 AM )

Chriselle this video is great! It’s actually really instructive and entertaining! What program did you use to make the video?

Stephanie ( February 29, 2012 at 11:31 PM )

Agreeing with a couple of other people’s posts, could you please post the measurements of the distance to the armholes & etc? It’s sold out on HappyScarf now and it would be a super easy DIY if we knew the measurements.

Bella ( February 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM )

Wow what a great film! This must have taken a lot of thinking in advance and a lot of editing afterwards. Very cool!

Sabine ( February 29, 2012 at 2:59 PM )

I think the measurement might be a circle shaped piece of fabric with a 56″ diameter!

Victoria ( February 29, 2012 at 12:18 PM )

you never cease to amaze!! :)

Liz Avenue ( February 29, 2012 at 6:38 AM )

I really like this video, really inspirative!

Vittoria ( February 29, 2012 at 2:08 AM )

could you please pleas please give us the measurements to this? or EVEN BETTER a pdf download of the pattern? i would totally pay for it. i mean, i know it’s just a circle w/ holes, but i have a feeling the proportion is a make or break situation.

mariegael ( February 29, 2012 at 1:30 AM )

I like this video so much. You’re super creative!

Melanie ( February 29, 2012 at 12:52 AM )

this video is so much fun!
can you please advice what kind of fabric most suitable for this?

Vin deMiau ( February 29, 2012 at 12:28 AM )

Love this! Just pinned it to my pininterest board. You are so inspiring!

Kajua ( February 28, 2012 at 11:33 PM )

Chriselle, you’re freaking amazing! This post had so many fun little details that totally made me lol. The editing in this video was awesome! I’m going to try the dress looks, they looked pretty and simple as well.


Genie ( February 28, 2012 at 10:40 PM )

I actually had to watch this video twice, because the first time I got distracted by the interaction between the four “yous”. Hilarious! Love the versatility of this simple piece of fabric, and you are simply amazing. :)

AnnaKaize ( February 28, 2012 at 10:30 PM )

Hi! Is it possible for you to provide measurements for the cloth? I would really want to have one! :D Thank you!

Chedie ( February 28, 2012 at 9:53 PM )

Great video!!! I love all the creativity. (:


Theresa ( February 28, 2012 at 8:25 PM )

wow, you’re so excellent in doing these kind of creative things.
Sometimes I also love to play with these, yeah just experiment!
Love this tutorials. It’s inspiring!

Yen Yi ( February 28, 2012 at 6:46 PM )

Great video!! SO much fun! I loved the sneeze!! And obviously all the stylings were perfection!!

Thanks so much for the inspiration!! (as always)



Sarah ( February 28, 2012 at 5:59 PM )

Wow I love this! Absolutely inspirational <3 Couldn't believe the creativity behind it.

Clara ( February 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM )

This is just beyond brilliant! Thank you so much for your inspiring work. I would have loved to purchase this Happy Scarf Poncho, but unfortunately they don´t ship to Europe. Could you please tell me the diameter of the scarf, and where to cut the holes so that I’m able to recreate it as a DIY, when it is impossible to get my hands on the original.

Aureolis ( February 28, 2012 at 2:53 PM )

Can you please tell me where I can find the white dress you’re wearing? I love it! Nice video! xoxo

Liza ( February 28, 2012 at 2:24 PM )

Omg, I love this so much! You are such an inspiration woman! Love the ideas and the video is just amazing! xx


Pip ( February 28, 2012 at 1:55 PM )

thats amazeballs how one farbric can do that

wadziie ( February 28, 2012 at 12:54 PM )

could you please please do a tutorial on petite clothing?
That would truly be amazing!
Love from Europe

Eva ( February 28, 2012 at 12:50 PM )

this was such a cool video, it reminded me of wendys look book scarf video :)
xoxo Stephi

stephi ( February 28, 2012 at 12:43 PM )

Such an inspirational video! Gives me so many ideas!

Rachel ( February 28, 2012 at 12:34 PM )


Mojdeh ( February 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM )

Great video! Very inspiring! :D


Marti ( February 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM )

where do you get the materials ? Is the red scarf selfmade wich sizes has ist ? :) edolie

Edolie ( February 28, 2012 at 12:02 PM )

Chriselle, this video was genius! This is such a versatile piece!

Lisa ( February 28, 2012 at 11:41 AM )

the white dress that you linked is not the same one that you are wearing!

fien ( February 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM )

That is AMAZING! You’re so creative. I love it!

Suzie Q

Suzie Q ( February 28, 2012 at 10:49 AM )

This is just awesome. I had never thought of so many ways! xo Nikki

Nikki | The Ginger D ( February 28, 2012 at 10:47 AM )

Can you give us the measuring of that piece of fabric?
And where the holes are?


Iris ( February 28, 2012 at 10:32 AM )

I just made one in a lycra – color: wine and it came out great. so easy to make. Ruffle the edges and armholes using a serger and voila! Mine was 24″ from bottom to armhole to give you an idea of measurement.

yanine ( February 28, 2012 at 10:25 AM )

wow true talent!

Christina ( February 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM )

This is so clever! Amazing ideas.

Andrea ( February 28, 2012 at 10:04 AM )

Oh come on! This is FAN-FREAKING-TAS-TIC!!
Thanks for all the inspiration!

Natasha Fatah ( February 28, 2012 at 9:52 AM )
Bouvet ( February 28, 2012 at 9:33 AM )


Could you please tell me, what fabric that is, and how it is cut? :)

Uyen Le Vu ( February 28, 2012 at 9:25 AM )



monkeyshines ( February 28, 2012 at 9:12 AM )

i was wondering if you get more to details with the cutting of the wholes and the actual size of the scarf. coz im seriously gonna make one…hihi

i super love this. thanks. looking forward to your reply.:-)

germz ( February 28, 2012 at 9:12 AM )

you’re so creative, I love this :)

Maja ( February 28, 2012 at 9:05 AM )

Can you give us the measuring of the piece of fabric ? please =D

xSweetiieex ( February 28, 2012 at 9:03 AM )

I love this! Such a creative mind you have!

Bellachique ( February 28, 2012 at 8:51 AM )

Thanks for creating this post. You’re so creative! I can’t believe how many ways there are to wear this!

- xoxo

Christie ( February 28, 2012 at 8:47 AM )

U are just too good to be true!!!!Love u and ur creativity!!

Trish ( February 28, 2012 at 8:42 AM )


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