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How to Sew a Sling for a Broken Arm

When faced with a broken arm, wearing a sling can help to support and immobilize the injured limb. Making your own sling is not difficult and can save you time, money, and help to ensure a comfortable custom fit. This project is easy and fun to make with the stated materials. It helps to improve your sewing skills as well as your creativity.

Materials needed:

  • 2 fat quarters of quilting cotton
  • 2 d-rings (1″)
  • 1/4 yd. fabric for a strap (OR 1 yd. of 1″ webbing)
  • 1/4 yd. fusible fleece (to pad the strap)
  • 1 yd. of 1/2″ double fold bias binding.

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