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Footwear. DIY Insulated Socks From Old Sweater. Keep your feet warm this winter by making homemade tall slipper. Turn that fluffy old sweater from the closet into a daily cozy embrace for your feet. Before getting to work (although a few minutes of cutting and knitting sounds more like hobby than work), make sure you have: • old sweater • cardboard • marker • darning needle • yarn • pins • a pair of scissors For those who have Pinterest –>> >> “pin it” here << The first thing to do is tracing your foot, with the help of a marker, on a piece of cardboard. Using the cut-out shape, place on the low side of the sweater and use the scissors. Next, put your feet (from the end to the collar) in each of the sleeves of the sweater. 15 ways to repurpose old jeans.

Put tough, leftover denim to good use with a variety of repurposing projects. Most require some knowledge of sewing. It pains me to throw away old jeans, which is why I have a stash of holey, worn out pairs stored in the back of my closet. Part of it is emotional attachment; throwing them out feels like rejecting an old friend. It also feels wrong because the rest of the jeans are still intact, except for those darn holes, and I hate unnecessary waste. This is why I’ve been searching for ways to repurpose beloved old jeans, rather than tossing them in the trash, or even in the local textile recycling bin. Denim is such a tough, resistant fabric that it’s great for repurposing. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

(90) Facebook. 52 Free Dress Patterns. Posted on | November 7, 2013 | 19 Comments I’m a firm believer that sewers can never have too many free patterns. With that in mind, here are 52 Free Dress Patterns, divided by style. Keep in mind the categories are not set in stone. With a fancier fabric, a different closure or a change in hem length, a pat­tern can eas­i­ly change from fan­cy to work day to cas­ual.

You make the de­cis­ion. Notes about the patterns are list­ed for some of the dress­es. Patterns from existing dresses require laying out an item of clothing onto fabric, marking it, and cutting out. No pattern needed usually means that the dress is made from a recycled shirt. Drafting instructions means that you will have to make your own pattern, but the designer included all the information needed. Free Dress Patterns - Casual Dresses Free Dress Patterns – Office Dresses Free Dress Patterns - Dress-Up Dresses Read More : Sewing or Home Comments.

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The Crocodile Stitch with Video Tutorial & Free Scarf Pattern | Knot Just Yarn: The Crochet Crowd Blog. The Crocodile Stitch with Video Tutorial & Free Scarf Pattern Crochet Crocodile Stitch. Free Pattern Included with Today’s Blog The Crocodile Stitch came abruptly onto the market in 2011 and quickly gained the hearts of crocheters globally. It is unique and fun. I created the Rio Scarf, to allow you to do something practical with your new found skills. So to keep this blog real in the sense of being bluntly honest. Otherwise, I love this stitch. Video Demonstration Below Like this: Like Loading... About Michael Sellick Mikey is the Creative Director of The Crochet Crowd. This entry was posted in Advice & Tips and tagged Craft, Crochet, Crocodile Stitch, Fiber Arts, Knitting, Mikey, Pattern, Rio Scarf, Rio Scarf Pattern, Scarf, Shopping, The Crochet Crowd, Video Demonstration Below, Yarn.

Sewing & Crafts. How to Make Sweater Mittens Out of an Old Sweater. A cold weather needs a warm remedy! And one way to care for yourself in times of chilly weather is with the help of a pair of mittens. Learn how to make in just a few minutes some mittens from an unused sweater. The process is fairly easy and the images really speak for themselves. Grab these materials: • a wool sweater; • marker; • a pair of scissors; • straight pins; • sewing needle and thread (matching the color of the sweater); • buttons, additional embroidery floss; Start by turning your sweater inside-out and outlining your hand with a marker on the lower part of the front of the sweater. Sew a simple stitch along the trace, making sure the bottom is left open and wide enough for your hand to fit in. Finish by turning the resulting mitten inside-out and decorating according to your taste. How to Make Sweater Mittens Out of an Old Sweater photo credit:

How to Make Sweater Mittens Out of an Old Sweater.