5 Clever Ways to Upcycle An Old Sweater

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Got an old sweater? Here are 5 clever ways to upcycle your old sweater and turn it into a whole new hot item!

1.  Sweater Boots

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THINGS YOU’LL NEED:

Cheap pair of flat shoes (used for the base)

An old sweater with big bulky sleeves

A hot glue gun

Cutaway stabilizer

Water-soluble stabilizer

Embroidery design

Buttons for embellishment

Needle and thread

Scissors

 MAKE THIS PROJECT!

 2.  Fingerless Mittens

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THINGS YOU’LL NEED:

Sweater

Scissors

Pins

Needle

Thread

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

3.  Sweater Purse

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 THINGS YOU’LL NEED:

1 sweater

fat quarter of fabric

fusible interfacing

batting

purse handles

ribbon

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

 4.  Beanie

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THINGS YOU’LL NEED:

Sweater

Scissors

Chalk/Marker

Thread

Sewing Machine

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

5.  Sweater Cowl

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THINGS YOU’LL NEED:

Sweater

Scissors

Pins

Needle

Thread

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

Who would have thought that there are so many things you could do to an old sweater?

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