There are a million felted sweater projects out there, but i think it's a great idea to save money and recycle wool sweaters i found some more sweaters on a thrifting excursion the other day, so i made these plump holiday trees. Warm fuzzies: 30 sweet felted projects on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers transform cast-off sweaters into sweet felted treats warm fuzzies is filled with more than 30 cute and colorful projects made from wool sweaters. Looking for felted wool projects shop etsy's selection of over 1,079 handcrafted and vintage felted wool projects, plus thousands of other items like it etsy makes it easy to find unique gifts with plenty of shipping options discover all felted wool projects through etsy's community today. How-to: full a sweater into felt but there are other considerations when shopping for sweaters to felt each type of yarn, wool i like the movement and softness of hardly felted sweaters for many of my projects. Wool sweater (at least 90 percent skein of embroidery floss in a matching and accent color felted wool scraps in contrasting colors silk fabric scraps 5 x 15 felted woven wool piece for pocket sewing machine iron and ironing board weekend projects sign up for more no thanks watch live tv. Pattern and instructions for diy felted wool mittens these cozy and creative mittens can be easily made from upcycled sweaters, blankets, and coats. I bought 6 wool sweaters at local thrift store for about $2 each to use for felting projects (2 were very lovely and fit, so kept to wear) other than maybe using sleeves to make wine bags and cutting into squares or circles for coasters- any ideas for projects maybe small envelope bags i have.
Turn old wool sweaters into fun do-it-yourself home accessories this felting technique can be used to make blankets, pillows, lamp covers and more. Winter domestic productivity project #3: the felted wool sweater blanket so amidst all the as-is runs to find fabric for the braided rug, i started noticing the serious sweater population at goodwill, and an idea popped into my head i should collect those sweaters, and cut them up and reassemble them as a blanket then the other day i. I'm beginning to think that old wool sweaters are one of our nation's great untapped resources easily available from thrift stores and garage sales for a couple of bucks at the most, or from the back of your closet for free, wool sweaters can be felted and recycled into warm, soft, water resistant clothing with [. Blanket i can't imagine much that would be warmer than this patchwork blanket made from felted wool sweaters  jodie may 16, 2014 wonderful, looks like a lot of thought went into this project i have been collecting real wool sweaters, only problem is i get hives working with wool.
I mentioned last month that i had a few more felted wool sweater projects up my sleeve well, this project is right off the sleeve fingerless gloves made from the sleeves of purposely (and accidentally) felted sweaters. 10 ways to craft with old sweaters + 9 new ideas by: salvage the yarn from an old sweater to use in a new project use felted wool sweaters to sew a mini felt tote adorned with felt flowers and other embellishments. Find great deals on ebay for wool sweaters for felting shop with confidence. 5 fall projects to recycle old sweaters so you may need to use more crafting felt to fill out some of these projects how to felt your sweaters the quick and dirty method for felting a wool sweater is to run it through the washer on hot and through the dryer on high heat.
This smartphone/ipod cover is a slim 3x 5 pocket sewn from a felted wool sweater — that is, a sweater washed in hot water and dried until the fabric tightens into felt 30 sweet felted projects cowl scarf this scarf mimics the look of a cowl sweater but is much less fussy. Get some ideas for reused wool sweater projects don't throw out your old sweaters instead learn how to reuse old wool sweaters by felting them, then using the felted material to create bags, mittens, blankets, scarves and more. Note: read all instructions before beginning the project 1 felt wool sweaters: • work with sweaters made with 85-100% wool • felting wool requires three conditions - heat, moisture, and friction: - use your home washing machine and dryer.
It's yard sale time here are some tips for upcycling wool sweaters how to felt (shrink) wool sweaters caring for your felted sweaters recycling is hip. Diy felted wool bag made from upcycled thrift store wool sweater wool is easy and forgiving to work with directions and other patterns for wool.
There are so many ways to reuse old sweaters you can upcycle your old sweaters 10 ways to reuse old sweaters in diy projects felted wool sweater blanket tutorial / yellow suitcase studio. 9 uses for recycled sweaters we all have unwearable sweaters hanging around here's what to do with them starre vartan naturally, the sky's the limit when it comes to creating a piece of sculpture or other art with discarded sweaters you can start with felted wool. How to felt wool sweaters in the washing machine: felted wool sweater scraps are perfect for embellishments can you guess what it is but if you can't wait and want to get started now with your felted wool, here are some projects that i've made with it. How to make a felted sweater christmas stocking from a thrift store sweater home / crafts / felted sweater christmas stocking things might not always go as plannedi got into felting wool last year and finding wool sweaters at the thrift stores quickly became an addiction. Tutorial on how to sew a simple mouse out of a felted sweater mossy the dirt on striped or patterned as with the tiny birdhouse and swittens projects, add your wool sweater to the laundry see previous mossy tutorials on wool sweater felting (swittens, tiny birdhouse or sweater mice. Make a felted sweater tote use the carryalls for light shopping, as a second handbag, or to stash a knitting project by marjorie galen dec 22, 2008 it happens to everyone at least once — a wool sweater finds its way into the washer and dryer by mistake. Two kitties reader debra sent in a photo of these booties little love blue has an etsy shop with plenty of inspiring wool felt projects her blog gives me courage even the scraps cut from my felted sweater projects.
Felt made from wool sweaters is: thicker cheaper i just recently decided i wanted to start felting and doing projects and found your post • thread • needles • scissors • previously felted wool sweater (tutorial to felt sweater here @ aunt peaches) • sewing machine. 21 projects using recycled sweaters just so you don't end up getting rid of your favorite sweater, i am sending 20 projects your way (i threw in a fun sweater refashion just because) sweater vest plus felt pieces equals cute for kids. Peg lives in hudson, oh, and hosts her blog called raging wool pegs says recycling wool and cashmere is only the latest in a long line of obsessions that keep her sane peg needed another project for her ornament party she goes to pinterest for ideas and loved the cute miniature sweater. Recycled bag: felted wool sweaters whip up nicely into an easy tote potluck dish cozy: two felted sweaters are used for this project (one for lining) 2 comments to 30+ things to make with old sweaters.