DIY – Recycled Sweater Wine Bottle Gift Bags

I have three Holiday Parties this weekend and wanted to add a personal touch to my wine hostess gifts. I came up with this simple 10 minute craft that I hope my hostesses will love. I was able to recycle a few out-dated sweaters as well with these DIY – Recycled Sweater Wine Bottle Gift Bags!

DIY Sweater Bottle Bags made from sweater sleeves  |  OhMy-Creative.com

All you need is one or two old sweaters (I recommend using size small as the sleeves get larger near the arm opening. Even a larger child’s sweater would work if the sleeve is long enough.)
Trims or ribbon
Tacky glue
Needle and thread
First, cut the sleeve off straight across at the bottom at the arm hole. Then turn the cuff over the sleeve.

Place the bottle in the sleeve to determine the exact length. Trim so there is about an inch overhang below the bottle. Remove the bottle and turn the sleeve inside out. Sew with a loop stitch closing the center. I left both ends open about an inch.

Turn sleeve to the right side tucking ends under the center stitched area. Sew in place. Use the Tacky Glue to attach trims or finish with a bow!

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Comments

  1. Wow! It is an innovative idea. Thank you.

  2. Super creative idea!! Very very cute :) Found you on Under the Table and Dreaming-pinned this and shared on Twitter. I just stored all my old sweaters-I’ll have to make a mental note for next year when I have sweaters left that don’t sell. Such a great way to reuse them!

  3. This is such a cute idea! I’d love for you to share this at my link party going on right now:

    http://sewingbarefoot.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-weekly-creative-9-and-giveaway.html

    Have a great week!
    Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot

  4. Brilliant!!

  5. Christina at I Gotta Create! says:

    Another fantastic idea! You rock!!

    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!
    Wildly Original linky party is open

  6. Love this! I’ve been saving old sweaters for just such a project. Thanks for sharing!

  7. I love this, it’s so unique and creative! I’m hosting a craft/recipe party and would love for you to submit this! :)

    http://sew-licious.blogspot.com/2012/11/show-licious-craft-showcase-9-blog-party.html

    Marti

  8. Hi! Thanks so much for linking up to Tasteful Tuesday at Nap-Time Creations. Just stopping by to let you know you are being featured at this weeks party! Stop by and check it out, link goes live 8:30 central time.
    http://www.nap-timecreations.com/2012/11/delightful-december-intro-and-tasty.html
    ps: I would love for you to add my party to your linky list :o)

  9. Those are so cute! I would love if you shared on Fall Into the Holidays-

    http://redcrowgreencrow.wordpress.com/tag/fall-into-the-holidays/

    Katie @ Horrific Knits

  10. I love this idea! We hope you share this at our party…http://housewivesofriverton.blogspot.com/2012/11/riverton-housewives-round-up-42.html

  11. These are adorable! Thanks for linking up! I am featuring these tomorrow!
    Kim

  12. This would be cute on my camelbak water bottle, too.

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