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Easy, DIY Green Crafts Projects

Try these projects for all your repurposing and crafting needs.

| March/April 2009

  • Sheep Sock Puppet/Sheep Sock Toy for a Dog




Wine Gift Wrap 

Materials: Long-sleeve button-down shirt
Required time: 15 to 20 minutes

• Using fabric scissors, cut the sleeve off of the button-down shirt and fit the sleeve to the wine bottle from the base to the top.
• Trace a circle slightly larger that the base of the wine bottle and cut it out.
• Flip the sleeve inside out and pin the cut out circle around the base of the sleeve. The sleeve will be larger than the circle, so equally distribute the fabric around the circle.
• Sew the sleeve and the circle together.
• Flip the sleeve again and place the wine bottle inside. For a finishing touch, tie a scrap piece of ribbon or string around the neck of the bottle.

Reusable Shopping Bag 



Materials: Old T-shirt
Required time: 15 to 20 minutes

• Flip the shirt inside out and cut off both sleeves as well as the neck.
• With a marker, draw a curved line a few inches below the neck; make sure it is wide enough for groceries and other goods.
• Sew a line across the bottom hem.
• For durability purposes, fold the bottom of the shirt one to two inches towards the top and sew another line.



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