Turn and old sweater into a hat! You'll find lots of free sewing patterns and projects on this page for recycling and repurposing old and unwanted garments into hats. This is a great alternative to making a hat from scratch, saving money on new materials as well as giving an old garment a new lease of life.
This is just one of a number of recycling and repurposing sections we have here at FreeNeedle. You'll find lots more free sewing patterns, projects and tutorials showing you how to repurpose an old garment or fabric item and turn it into something new.
This is the perfect sewing project if you've already 'accidentally' shrunk a new Christmas sweater - awww shame!! Why not press it back into service as…
Added 30 December, 2012
Here's another great idea for recycling t-shirts. These hats are for boys, however this would be simple to adapt for girls or adults. The step by step…
Added 8 November, 2011
This cute hat is from At Second Street, the full photo tutorial shows each step clearly. The hat is made from an old t-shirt, however other fabric remnants…
Added 15 July, 2011