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Sweatshirt Shrugs | Easy Crafts for Kids

Sweatshirt Shrugs

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Turn a sweatshirt into a fashionable shrug!

Materials

FOR SEW SIMPLE SHIRT:

  • Scissors
  • Sweatshirt
  • Needle
  • Embroidery floss

FOR FRINGE-TASTIC TOP:

  • Pinking shears
  • Sweatshirt
  • Transparent tape
  • Scissors
  • Pony beads

Instructions

Sew Simple Shirt

1. For Sew Simple Shirt:

Cut the sweatshirt following the diagram. To add a colorful border, first thread the needle with a full piece of floss (all 6 strands). Then turn the fabric under 1/2 inch along the edges and whipstitch it into place.

Fring-tastic Top

2. For Fringe-tastic Top:

With the pinking shears, cut the sweatshirt as shown. To make the fringe, place a band of tape all the way around the bottom of the sweatshirt, 2 1/2 inches from the edge. Use the scissors to cut up to the tape every 1/2 inch. Remove the tape, then thread a pony bead on every other strand and knot to secure. Knot the rest of the fringe to complete the shrug.