Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A Sweater for the Wine

What to do with old cotton sweaters which have lost their shape?  I put this one in my fabric stash with plans to try it out as filling for hotpads


Instead, one night in a fit of desperation before we left for a soiree with hostess wine in hand, I cut off the sweater arm, stitched a canvas circle in the cut end, et voila, wine bag!


My mother (the babysitter that evening) held the bag and its wine for me so I could snap a photo and run out the door. 

Other ideas for old cotton sweaters?

3 comments:

  1. That is very interesting. I will try that later. Thanks for the tips.

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  2. You are brilliant! I love this idea.

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  3. You are beyond clever. Love this idea!

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