You and your family may need more winter accessories such as mittens to keep warm during winter season. You don’t have to spend extra money on a new pair of winter mittens. You can make a nice one easily with recycled materials. This is the best part I like about DIY projects.
Do you have any old wool sweaters that are sitting in your closet for a long time and you don’t want to wear them anymore, either because they are worn out, outgrown or just out of fashion? There are always many creative ways to give them new life. Here is a nice DIY tutorial to show you how to upcycle them into a cozy pair of mittens. It’s very easy to make these warm and comfortable mittens. Basically you need to draw the templates by tracing your palms on the sweater, cut out the templates and then sew to close the pieces. You may add some cute ornaments by sewing some beautiful embroidery flowers or decorative buttons on them.
Continue reading the full sewing tutorial and a video tutorial from cremedelacraft.com and enjoy your mittens…
The followings are other creative ideas to upcycle old sweaters.