Hello ! all my crafty friends . Today it’s all about Upcycling >
Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality and environmental value.
Today it’s Coffee / Tea cozies:
Basic Pattern :
- Here’s a basic pattern great for felt or scraps of fabrics.
From a sweater :
- fabric glue
- Basic sewing supplies
The sleeves of an old sweater makes a perfect cozy with the stretchy rib pattern . Just use your cup as a pattern to measure out your cozy and fold down the cut edge and fashion down with glue or needle and thread.
From Socks :
- fabric glue or a needle and thread
Measure the section of your travel mug/coffee cup that you want the cozy to cover. Add one inch to your measurement. Cut the top section of the sock Turn the sock inside out and fold down one inch of the cut edge. Secure the seam by gluing, ironing, or sewing it into place. I