Samantha Pope Creations

Seamstress & Textile Artist

Upcycling knitting - project - tote bag

The perfect way to recycle old but loved knitted or crochet garments in your wardrobe. Give them new life and purpose by making them into a bag or tote, even a hat or book cover would work. The needle felted knitting can be treated a a new fabric and sewn into why ever your heart desires.

 

Needle felting allows you to cut up the knitted garment and sew it back together. 

The blue bag is made from a synthetic child's cardigan.

What you will learn in this article

1. needle felting knitting

2. basic bag construction

3. inserting welt pockets