DIY Crafts to sell | Sweater pouf

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | sweater pouf

 

How to make a cute pouf from an old sweater, step by step tutorial

 

What you need:

  • a knitted sweater (big size)
  • scissors
  • sewing kit and thread
  • cotton fabric
  • fiberfill (for stuffing)

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | knitted sweater

Step 1.

Cut of the sleeves of the sweater.

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | Sweater pouf step 1

Step 2.

Turn the sweater inside out and sew the sleeve holes with a zig zag stitch.

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | Sweater pouf step 2

Step 3.

make a tight knot of the neck part of the sweater and sew it together as tight as possible. Use a thick thread such as crochet thread.

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | sweater pouf step 3

Once flipped back it should look like this

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | Sweater pouf step 3

Step 4.

for the insert cut to large circles of the cotton fabric. The size of the circle will depend on the size of the sweater (more or less 28" of diameter). Put the two cut out pieces on top of each other and sew al the way around, leaving about 8" open to put the stuffing inside.

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | Sweater pouf step 4

Step 5.

Stuff the fabric with fiberfill. Once there is enough stuffing inside to your liking, you have to hand stitch the opening shut.

DIY Art and Crafts to sell \ Sweater pouf step 5

Step 6.

Put the stuffed insert inside the sweater. Turn it upside down and sew the bottom of the sweater just like the neck part of the sweater in step 3. And voila! You have created your own sweater pouf.

DIY Art and Crafts to sell | Sweater pouf

 

SOURCE: Thoughts from Alice