Asked on Nov 26, 2019

How can I use old sweats to make a memorial gift?



7 answers
  • Kelli L. Milligan
    Kelli L. Milligan
    on Nov 26, 2019

    Make a teddy bear out of then. Or a throw.

  • Tinyshoes
    on Nov 26, 2019

    Ruth....Cut them out and make a throw.

  • Megan
    on Nov 27, 2019

    I also love the blanket idea or a pillow case!

  • Michelle James
    Michelle James
    on Nov 27, 2019

    Pillows would be fun or a small quilt. For holiday memories you could make an ornament.

  • Fiddledd224
    on Dec 1, 2019

    You can cut them down to a manageable size, sew the arms, leg and neck holes closed and stuff them into pillows.

  • Redcatcec
    on Dec 1, 2019

    A stuffed animal with a patch sewn to it of make the stuffed animal depending on the material. Maybe an embroidered message would make it more personal.

  • Johnavallance82
    on Dec 1, 2019

    Hello there,

    You could cut up and make a rug by joining strips together and crocheting in a circle or oval etc. or cut pieces into oblongs and using sacking as a backing and a rug needle or rachet make a soft rug.

    You could make a collage picture, if the sweats have designs on them using Mod Podge to stick them onto a backing. Maybe along with photos or in the shape of something they took interest in. ( stick the pieces on a backing and lay over a cutout that represents the person eg: Motorbike or Horse or Car or Butterfly, Flower basket etc. Hope that is of help.

    \\you could also stick strips around a mirror or picture too.

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