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Pouf Ottoman From Your Old Sweater

We haven`t had with you recycling projects for quite a long time, but a few days ago I was sorting my winter clothes and one brilliant idea came to me. I had an old nice sweater, but can`t do away with it! So I tried to make a pouf ottoman and to tell you the truth, I like the result. You can use it as inside as outside. Let`s get started!

Things you need:

  • old sweater
  • scissors
  • threads and needles
  • polyester fiberfill
  • matching colour cotton fabric

Step 1.

I started by turning it inside out and cutting close to the original seam. But because I wanted this to be round, of course, I cut at a rounded angle starting near the collar.

Step 2.

I sewed the arm holes a straight stitch a couple of times and did a zig zag stitch twice as well.

Step 3.

I did this on both sides and then, when I turned it inside out, it looked like this…

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