Free Offer
8 Easy Sewing Projects for the Home

This FREE eBook is full of home decorating patterns and simple ideas of DIY home decoration ideas we think youll love. Its time to put your sewing machine to the test!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Upcycled Hexagon Patchwork Sweater Blanket

By: Claire Armstrong from
Upcycled Hexagon Patchwork Sweater Blanket
Upcycled Hexagon Patchwork Sweater Blanket

"This gorgeous soft blanket is made from upcycled wool sweaters. The sweaters were first felted by putting them on a hot wash in the washing machine. Felting the wool sweaters means that they can be cut without fraying. I used about five different sweaters which I cut into large hexagon shapes. These hexagons were then sewn together in a lovely patchwork pattern. To add to the upcycled feel of this blanket it was finished off with a denim trim. The waistbands of old jeans were used to create this trim."

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Sewn byEither Hand or Machine


Materials List

  • old wool sweaters
  • denim waistbands
  • hexagon template
Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

I really like this idea! Favorite but tired old sweaters can be upcycled into a warm and cuddlesome blanket and the denim waistband border is another little bit of nostalgia. Of course, in our home, the children would constantly be arguing about whose turn it is to use the blanket so we would have to make at least 4 to keep them all happy.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Springtime DIY Upholstery Chair

Looking for a DIY home decor piece to absolutely pop in your kitchen or living room? This gorgeous Springtime DIY Upholstery Chair is… Continue reading: "Springtime DIY Upholstery Chair"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns


Connect With Us

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It