Girls Spring Mini-Tote
: Made with a felted wool sweater, scraps of felt and assorted buttons.
Bottle Vases: Instead of hot glue, sweaters are cut to fit then sewn so they can slip over the bottle (easy to remove and wash).
Felted Stuffed Animals
: Free pdf template download for three different animals provided, a lamb, pig and chicken. Finished size is 5 to 8 inches tall.
Make Hats: Felt an old sweater to make this hat which is still stretchy even when felted.
Hat & Mitts Set
: Pretty mitten and cloche hat set made from a thrifted turtleneck cashmere sweater. Long cuffs feature a row of buttons.
Recycled Bag: Felted wool sweaters whip up nicely into an easy tote. Embellish with a fabric flower if you like.
: These couldn’t be easier to make, simply cut the arms off an old sweater, finish the edges and voila! ready to wear.
Cozy Throw: A good project to use up 5 or 6 sweaters, finished size is 42″x47″ (though you can make as large as you like).
Potluck Dish Cozy
: Two felted sweaters are used for this project (one for lining), top flap folds over and held in place with velcro. More casserole totes listed here
Slippers: Simple slippers made with a wool sweater, top edge is finished with crochet trim. More slipper tutorials found here.
: Reupholster chair seats with thrift-store sweaters (secured in place with a staple gun).
Cozy Candles: Fit sweater cuffs over a glass candle holder for a pretty, decorative effect.
: With a bit of cutting and simple sewing, you can fashion a tube scarf (or cowl) to wear all winter long.
Tissue Cover: A little pouch cozy to carry a pack of tissues, made with a piece of felted wool. More tissue covers & cozies found on this page.
: Made with an 8″ square scrap from a felted wool sweater, trimmed with ric rac and scraps of felt. More eyeglass cases found here
Pet Bed: This is made by crocheting strips of old sweaters together then shaped into a bed that puppy can cozy into. You’ll find more pet beds here.
: Made with a sweater, fat quarter of fabric, fusible interfacing, batting, ribbon and purse handles.
Aromatherapy Rice Pillow: The arm of a felted sweater is removed to be filled with uncooked rice and tea, ends sewn closed.
Hot Water Bottle Cozy
: Made with a felted turtleneck sweater (large size) and yarn scraps. More hot water bottle covers found on this page
Vases: Cover vases and candle votive holders with fabric cut from old sweaters (hot glued in place).
: Made with a felted wool sweater, zipper is added to keep case closed. More laptop covers on this page
Felted Tea Cozy: Made with two old wool sweaters that have been felted, grosgrain ribbon and a decorative button. More tea cozies listed on this page.
Scrappy Felt iPad Cover
: Made with pieces of old wool sweaters (first felted), batting and cotton fabric. Button & foldover tab closure.
Flower Pillow Form Cover: Repurpose an old sweater to make this charming flower pillow cover (round).
: Flat shoes are used for the base then the arms from an old sweater are cut off for the boot legs.
Flower Pot Covers: Measure planters and flower pots to make a custom fitted cozy out of old sweaters.
Raspberry Lemonade Mittens
: Sleeves from a felted sweater are cut and sewn into fingerless gloves, trimmed with a bit of pretty lace.
Scarflette: A long rectangle is cut from the body of a sweater, edges finished then ends sewn together, buttons added for embellishment.
: A men’s sized sweater is cut into 1″ strips which are then rolled/folded around a pillow and hand stitched or glued in place.
Box Bag: Fully lined with a handle for easy toting, has a zip pull tab and can be made any size you like (length/depth).
Make A Throw or Pillow
: Instructions for making both a throw and pillow from felted wool sweaters.
Dog Clothes: Cut from an old sweater vest and turned into a charming coat for pup.
: Simple DIY with the sleeves cut then stitched together at the foot and some elastic added at the calf.