Posts Tagged ‘sweater recon’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Sweater Boots

These adorable sweater boots are sure to be a hit! They’re probably easier than you’d expect. Urban Threads does a good job explaining how you can make your own. You can machine embroider a fancy embellishment on the top, leave it plain, or even just embellish them with a brooch! You can see the full [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Reconned Cardigan

A good cardigan is hard to find. Instead of searching endlessly, why not just make one! TeenageRebeloftheWeek shared her tutorial for turning a big boxy sweater into a cute fitted cardigan! You can make your own with the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=363263.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know [...]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: The Perfect Green Party, a Zoo You Have to See to Believe, and More

The Week in DIY: The Perfect Green Party, a Zoo You Have to See to Believe, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 5 Simple Suggestions for Earth Day 2010 Take your activism one step further [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Sweater Dress

Frithalouise shared a simple tutorial for turning a giant sweater into a cute little sweater dress! This is the perfect for those cool looking sweaters at the thrift store that will never fit otherwise. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=218058.0 If you make one for this (or any other) weekend, let me know [...]

Tute Tuesday: How to Refashion a sweater

If you have an old boxy sweater that you love, but it’s badly in need of a new look, you need to check out this awesome tute from Mrs Bowles. With her clear instructions you can use a little crafty magic and refashion it into a fun tunic sweater with a flattering. modern shape. Click [...]