Old sweaters – we all have them lying around. Maybe what you have is out of style or you just don’t like them anymore. Or maybe they shrank in the wash. Oops.
Here are 5 cool and unique ways to actually do something with them instead of just letting them take up space.
Cut out star shapes from a sweater, whip stitch the edges, leaving an opening for stuffing. Whip stitch the opening closed once finished stuffing. Insert a pretty piece of narrow ribbon for hanging.
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These would make a cute, frugal, Christmas gift. Use the sleeves from a colorful sweater to create wine bottle cozies.
Get the tutorial at Oh My! Creative
Get the tutorial at The Homeless Finch
Yet another reason to save those empty paper towel tubes. These cupcake pincushions are adorable.
Get the tutorial at BHG.
Use strips cut from an old sweater to make a wreath that will last from Christmas through the rest of winter.
Get the tutorial at That’s My Letter.
Add instant coziness to your home by using a piece of cutout sweater as a backing for letters in an old frame.
Get the tutorial at DIY Or Don’t.
Do you have any old sweaters lying around that you might try one of these ideas with? Or perhaps you need to make a trip to a thrift store to stock up.
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