Making a Blanket From a Sweater

ObjectiveTo teach kids to reuse materials to create unique and useful items.
Description Sweater Blanket Sewing Machine

By reusing common materials, you can save money and stay on budget. You will also create something new and uniquely yours. Rather than spending money on a blanket, use old materials, such as old sweat shirts, to create a this cool sweater blanket.

Click here for step by step instructions to make a Sweater Blanket

 

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Mark this activity as complete when you have made a sweater blanket or you have re-purposed an article of clothing, piece of furniture or another item to create something new, useful and unique.

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Age Range 11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18   
Activity Type Craft
Tags Budgeting  Re-use  Spatial Intelligence  Wants vs Needs 
CreatedCindyCindy
Last ModifiedRobRob

References

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Resweater

This blog posting gives you step by step instructions on how to make a blanket out of a sweater.

Resweater Sweater Blanket

Frugal Living

This posting from About.com gives you step by step instructions on how to make a blanket from a sweater.

Frugal Living Sweater Blanket

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