Thrift Store Sweater Pillow Covers Tutorial

Julie Briggs
by Julie Briggs
Cover your tired old pillows with cable knit thrift store sweaters for a warm and cozy look - no major sewing skills required!
I started out buying a big pile of ivory sweaters from the Rescue Mission. I picked them up on a 50% off day, so I paid $2 to $3 each. I looked for sweaters with a cables, ribs and other designs.
I picked up some inexpensive wood and wood-look buttons:
They were so easy and came out great! Want to know how I did it? Head on over to my website at the link below for the full tutorial.
Julie Briggs
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  • Maggierose Maggierose on Aug 13, 2016
    These are so pretty. When you cut across the sweater do you have a problem with unraveling from the open stitches? How do you make sure you don't have a "run" of dropped stitches and that you catch every one up in your sewing? Thanks

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