Repurposing Clothing into Decorations: Homemade Sweater Pillow

Here is another upcycled/repurposing idea for everyone: sweater pillows.  Since I really needed some couch pillows, this makes for a fabulously frugal and really cool recycled clothing idea.  I gave the argyle one to my sister-in-law.

My friend gave me an entire pile of clothing, yes, this is in addition to my already full closet full of my mother’s clothes!  I can’t say no to a good clothing deal though, and free is the best deal of all.  Out of that pile came a really cool men’s argyle sweater which was way too big for my husband but also way too cute to let go.  Then, I came across this blog post about turning a sweater into a pillow and I had to try it out.

First, I cut up a regular bed pillow.  We had a ton of extra down pillows in the house because my husband didn’t really like sleeping on them.  I cut it in half, with lots of extra feathers left over to make a small pillow with some extra cloth from other clothing projects.


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