Descriptions of craft projects based on recycling and re-use of materials.
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I used to blog here mostly using local photos about my neighborhood or Washington DC or other places I visited. But I took a break from the blog for a few months and then found myself posting about crafts and sewing projects I have done or are doing. More recently, my spare time is taken up with selling collectibles and things on Ebay as a seller called Mugsim7. Having a lot of fun with it so far! May your days be blessed with miracles, surprises and creativity too!
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Old Socks Become Lace-Edged Wrist Cuff Warmers
Lace border on the "sock" sleeve extender
Used quite a long sock for the sleeve extender
I stitched up some lacy sleeve cuff extenders recently to keep my wrists warm over the winter. These were made out of old socks that I cut the feet off from and then just quickly stitched on a lace border, stretching the sock as I sewed the border on. There was no need to stitch the top as the sock top is sufficient. I just wear these on my lower arms, especially when the sleeves of the sweater don't reach all the way to my wrist (as I have long arms). And they can make a dumpy sweater look a little more interesting! I made a pair of these and am quite happy with this reuse of a pair of old socks and some left-over lace border! I just slip them on when I think my wrists might get chilly!