The holiday season is here! What better time to try your “hand” at this DIY stocking stuffer? In just a few easy steps, you can turn an old sweater into a pair of cozy mittens! This is a fantastic project for DIYers on a budget – and who doesn’t love a new pair of mittens? Check out the tutorial below to make your own, and don’t forget to leave your own holiday DIY ideas in the comments!You could always rent out a photo booth, but you could just as easily do it yourself! So why not make your own party photo booth and give your guests something to remember the party by. So, get your party photo-ready!
DIY Stocking Stuffer: Handmade Sweater Mittens
Don’t throw that old sweater away just yet! In just a few steps, you can turn that sweater into the perfect handmade stocking stuffer. (Plus, you won’t have to spend a dime!) This handmade holiday gift is perfect for DIYers on a budget – and all you need is an old sweater plus a needle and thread. Simply turn your sweater inside out, trace your hand onto the fabric, then cut and sew the edges. When you’ve finished sewing, turn the mitten inside out and try it on for size. If you’re looking for a fun and inexpensive stocking stuffer for the whole family, you have to give this DIY a try!
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What you’ll need:
- An old sweater
- Felt-tip marker
- Crochet thread and needle
How to make your own mittens:
Step 1: Turn an old sweater inside out.
Any sweater will work! Just make sure it’s big enough to make two mittens.
Step 2: Trace your left hand onto the sweater
Tip: Make sure you leave enough fabric for your right mitten!
Step 3: Cut out the tracing.
Begin with a back stitch, then sew around the mitten, about 1/4 inch from the edge.Each streamer has smaller circles near the bottom makes it more gorgeous.
Step 5: Turn mitten inside out.
Repeat these steps to make a mitten for your right hand, then you’re done! Enjoy your DIY stocking stuffer!