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wreath created from recycled sweaters by betz white

  I love all the colors in this beautiful wreath created from recycled sweaters!  Seems like the perfect decoration during the cold days of winter.  You can find instructions and detail photos for this wreath by Betz White here.  A very creative use of recycled scraps! Pin It

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Make fingerless mitts from old sweater at Whole Living, featured @totgreencrafts

Not sure if it’s the 11 inches of snow that fell here today, or the orange color, but I must make these recycled sweater fingerless mitts.  Head over to Whole Living for the simple how to.  No knitting required! Pin It

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felted bag made from recycled sweater by  the inadvertent farmer

Created from a thrift store alpaca sweater, this beautiful bag is a great example of a fabulous recycled craft.  Kim from The Inadvertent Farmer shares a step-by-step tutorial that shows us how to felt the sweater, cut and sew it to make a bag, and even how to create those beautiful little flowers with the […]

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Sweater Covered Flower Pots by Duo Fiberworks featured @totgreencrafts

  Maybe you are the recipient of a few Amaryllis bulbs this holiday season.  I know I am.  Even though most folks know that I tend to be a plant killer, they optimistically give me Amaryllis bulbs every year.  And then I ran across this wonderful way to make my pots beautiful and warm and […]

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Make #Recycle #Sweater #Christmas #Decorations by Family Chic, featured @totgreencrafts

At Family Chic, learn how to make gorgeous Christmas trees while recycling those out of style sweaters! Pin It

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Sweater Upcycle with leather pocket by I love DIY, featured at @totgreencrafts

Bring that old sweater back to life with this leather pocket cardigan DIY at I Love DIY.  I just love the color she chose with the dark gray cardigan.  You could even cut your leather pocket from a thrift store purse. Pin It

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Make pumpkins from #recycled sweaters at Sweater Surgery @totgreencrafts

This recycled sweater pumpkin project I found at Sweater Surgery is right up my alley!  It’s orange, it recycles, and it involves Sizzix.  If you don’t have a die cut machine, that’s ok.  You can still do this project with templates and cutting by hand. Pin It

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Recycled Sweater Fall Decor by Stephanie Lynn, featured @totgreencrafts #recycled #repurpose #upcycle

If you are looking for some recycled crafts to decorate for fall, Stephanie Lynn at Under the Table and Dreaming has you covered.  See how she repurposed old sweaters into fall decor.  Raid your closet or local thrift stores and you are on your way! Pin It

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Recycled Sweater Plush Cat featured at totallygreencrafts.com, project by Heather at sewingloft.com

Heather at The Sewing Loft is who I turn to when I need schooled on my machine, and all things sewing.  She is a fan of eco-crafts like we are, such as this upcycled sweater cat she shared.  I wish I had seen this tutorial before I became obsessed with crocheting amigurimi dolls.  These are […]

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