Baby it’s cold outside!
The magical holiday season is in full swing, snow outside and its getting cozy inside.
It’s the perfect magic atmosphere to get creative and prepare your Christmas, Hanukkah, or New Years presents for your loved ones. Making gifts you know they will wear and love is always extra special! Here is a fun project that is both practical and beautiful for all those people in your life who like to be warm and fashionable!
Take an old knitted jumper and turn it into gorgeous mittens. It’s a combination of different DIY techniques with cutting, sewing and stitching. They are the perfect sparkling gift to warm their hands… and their heart!
Below are the SWAROVSKI Crystals along with the supplies and tools you will need for this project. Let your creativity be your guide by incorporating your favorite colors and styles into your personalized style!
Swarovski Crystal 3188-4mm Lochrose Sew On Stones Crystal Light Chrome 56 pieces (contact me for details)
Swarovski Crystal 3188-5mm Lochrose Sew-on Stones Crystal Scarabeaus Green 24 pieces (contact me for details)
Swarovski Crystal 3188-5mm Lochrose Sew-on Stones Clear Crystal 24 pieces
Swarovski Crystal 3259-12mm Heart Sew-on Stones 6 pieces of Clear Crystal.
Supplies and Tools
Supplies: 5mm Nylon thread,0.5mm, transparent, Jumper/sweater (recycle an old one)
Tools: Pencil, Scissors, Sewing machine, Sewing needle
STEP 1: Trace the outline of your hand on a piece of tracing paper and cut the pattern out; repeat for the other hand or just mirror the first one. Place the pattern over an old jumper or sweater and cut out the shape adding 5mm to the edge of the border. See the illustrations for clarification of this step.
STEP 2: Place the front-sides on top of each other and sew the mitten together. Turn the sewn mitten right side out. Repeat for the other mitten.
STEP 3: Sew all the Swarovski Crystals on the material list onto the mittens as depicted in our illustrations with this step.
Keep cozy creating these warm and sparkly mittens!