Upcycled Knit Sweater Hot Pad or Trivet DIY

Upcycled Knit Sweater Hot Pad or Trivet DIY

You may have read about the sad demise of my Must Have Cardigan. I made a pillow out  of it and I am enjoying seeing it on my bed.  There was quite a big of fabric available on the sleeves, so I decided to make a hot pad or trivet for a couple of hostess gifts. So if...
DIY Upcycled T Shirt Wine Tote Tutorial

DIY Upcycled T Shirt Wine Tote Tutorial

I was invited to a house-warming party recently for a young couple. The invitation said, “no gifts.”. Not knowing what style the house was and not having a lot of time, I decided that a bottle of wine never goes to waste! In addition, I had some T Shirts...
DIY Backpack Memory Pillow

DIY Backpack Memory Pillow

I am becoming a “junk lady.” Since I love to upcycle, family and friends give me old stuff to see if I can create something. Well, my daughter’s friend gave me her old backpack. I used the contest as a springboard to create a pillow. One that not...
DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Drawstring Backpack

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Drawstring Backpack

There are so few ideas of what we can make “for the boys.” My Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial has been very popular so I have been thinking for some time about making a drawstring backpack version for a while. People give me old sweatshirts now, so when my cousin...
T Shirt Tote Tutorial

T Shirt Tote Tutorial

I have been wanting to create a T Shirt Tote for some time now, but as it happens, life gets in the way. I have a wonderful, thrifted shirt that my son gave me that is destined to become a knitting bag. But it took a request from a Twitter friend and amazing artist to...