Created by: MargoG
Project

Sweater Tote Bag #1

What are you most proud of? That I made it out of a $2 sweater! :) What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure to choose a sweater that is mostly wool for felting. This sweater was 80% wool and 20% nylon, and it is a little stretchy.

You Can Make This

MargoG made Sweater Tote Bag #1 with:

Project Upcycle

Online Class

Project Upcycle

with Betz White

  • Felted sweater

Project Description

What are you most proud of? That I made it out of a $2 sweater! :) What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure to choose a sweater that is mostly wool for felting. This sweater was 80% wool and 20% nylon, and it is a little stretchy.

Q&A with MargoG

JanSigrid asked:
Very cool!
MargoG answered:
Thanks!
Damsel asked:
Pretty Colors!
MargoG answered:
Thank you! I thought the colors would be nice for spring.
marie_porteus@comcast.net asked:
It looks like what may have been just a cute sweater is now a wonderful and fun bag! It's inspiring.
MargoG answered:
It's a very fun bag. Right now I"m using it as a knitting bag.
Crayon asked:
I have to join this class. Your project is just to cute!,,
MargoG answered:
It was a very fun and quick project!
BlissfulPattern asked:
This is a lovely bag. It's a nice upcycle project but I think you have made it that much more lovely by choosing really great materials. Hope you are enjoying it. Shannon, BlissfulPatterns
MargoG answered:
Thank you for your nice words! I am enjoying this bag, I'm using it as a knitting bag right now. I'm always on the look-out for colorful wool sweaters so I can make more bags.

Skill Level

Beginner