Friday, February 10, 2012

Upcycled wool balls

I used old cashmere and wool sweaters for the outside and scraps of fabric from my discard bin for the stuffing. They are rather heavy for throwing, but my children have had a lot of fun making snowmen with them and rolling them around. Using traditional cotton stuffing would definitely make them lighter and very throwable, but this way, I used up the fabric scraps that would have been thrown away.
I created them using the directions I found here:

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