We love any project that involves recycling and upcycling of no longer used items. When we came across these Sweater Pillows, we thought they were a totally ingenious idea.
The best part, this fun project takes next to no time, in fact only 30 short minutes and you can be admiring them.
How To Make Sweater Pillows DIY Video
The video tutorial that we have included for you only runs for a few minutes and you are going to love how quick and easy this project is. Click Play above to see how now ^
Sweater Pillows DIY Materials Needed
- Throw pillow
- Stick pins (optional)
- Buttons (optional)
Just look at the great results that have been achieved by upcycling old sweaters and tops by Miss KopyKat. She has used her sewing machine for this project and we love the ribbing in her cushions.
This project was completed in 30 minutes and she has bought her home and sofa to life. You can see her tutorial here.
Over on HGTV was where we initially saw this super cute and very easy project. They have included a men’s open neck sweater in their project and it makes a very interesting piece.
They have a full tutorial on their website here.
via Tid Bits
Tid Bits have achieved a really gorgeous designer look when it comes to their Sweater Pillows.
They also share the secret to achieving a perfect result when sewing and avoiding what they call ‘wavy seams’. This is critical for a Professional finish. View their excellent tutorial here.
Live with Jules shows you how to take your pillows to the next level by adding simple button detail like above.
By adding to a couple of pillows in your collection, you can add interest and texture to your project. See the full tutorial here.
When it comes to the holidays, jazz up your decor with colors of the season like these ones from Garnet Hill. These Gift Cushions will be the talking point of your celebrations.
You can make your sweater pillows in any size that takes your fancy as this one from Hometalk. They also have great instructions on their website here.
More of our favorite Sweater Pillows include these cuties from Brassy Apple. We especially love the deeply cushioned buttons and the flower detail in the corner. They look great in brighter colors too. You can find the full tutorial on their site here.