Winter decor using upcycled fishermen sweaters.
Finished product. Always use extraordinary numbers when showing objects. 😉
Nice texture evaluation…Smooth flannel ball decorations against the wool sweaters 🙂 I cut the shirting materials approximately 1 1/2 ins extensive to ease with wrapping. One styrofoam ball may be wrapped with approximately 18 ins of plaid cotton and approximately the same for the wool plaid.
I say this is a Medium skill challenge but realistically it’s simply primary reducing and wrapping and gluing in region. I used a excessive-temp glue stick so I used a stick help push down the glued areas to assist seal. This helped from getting my hands burned.
GAMBAR3 I used styrofoam. One funny observe with the glue I should tell it become very warm because I could listen it sizzling the styrofoam! But it didn’t distort the form. I also rolled the ball round on the table surface to make certain it turned into secured
Example of sweater strip I used. I started out about an inch im from one end of the strip and wrapped it in a single course, slightly pulling on the knit as I cross. I ended up reducing about a 3rd of this strip off. You don’t want to worry about uncooked edges with this craft. The sweater texture hides plenty of glue spots so that you can simply roll it around and notice glue any free bits.
one tip: don’t stretch the sweater too much throughout the styrofoam. You don’t need the knot to be taut in opposition to the white styrofoam it’s going to display via. You can stretch the sweater knit however now not an excessive amount of