Thrift store sweater becomes a cell phone cozy

comments (43) August 30th, 2008 in gallery     

Pin It

ReFabulous ReFabulous, member
Love it! 25 users recommend
This cell phone cozy is super-soft, as its made from a felted 100% lambswool sweater.
This larger cozy was designed to accomodate the iPhone.
This dia de los muertos themed cozy is one of my favorites to stitch!  I never know how its going to turn out -- I just randomly choose colors and designs.
This little pouch has a tiny felt piece of cheese on the back.
This cell phone cozy is super-soft, as its made from a felted 100% lambswool sweater.

This cell phone cozy is super-soft, as it's made from a felted 100% lambswool sweater.

I made these cell phone cozies from thrift store sweaters that I felled. The appliques are made from new acrylic felt (mostly scraps!) and stitched with new, but rescued-from-the-thrift-store embroidery floss. These cozies also fit many mp3 players and ipods. I make some to fit iPhones, as well.

I already have quite a stash of felted sweaters waiting to be made into cozies -- my favorite thrift store had sweaters for less than $1 each last May!


Pattern or design used: My own design - ReFabulous
posted in: gallery, embroidery, sweater, felt, recycled, reuse, applique, wool, upcycled, repurposed, cozy, reclaimed, thrift

Comments (43)

Dallin_larsen1 writes: nice mobile cover
Posted: 2:14 am on September 23rd
DallinLArsen33 writes: Fabulous
Posted: 3:08 am on September 14th
Johnychamp writes: cool
Posted: 5:57 am on September 13th
DallinLarsen writes: fabulous
Posted: 2:41 am on September 12th
JosefaBohn writes: superb work
Posted: 11:48 am on August 23rd
Parkevenew writes: Ultimate
Posted: 2:51 am on August 20th
matthewtweedie writes: Classic
Posted: 11:54 pm on August 1st
davidrayan writes: amazing
Posted: 1:17 pm on July 5th
FelisaRussell writes: those black colors are so cute
Posted: 11:41 am on July 5th
DorisNorris writes: awesome
Posted: 4:58 am on June 13th
Andrewlang writes: fabulous
Posted: 5:06 am on May 26th
jacobjohn11 writes: awesome
Posted: 12:14 pm on May 23rd
Kavinjose writes: lovely
Posted: 5:40 am on May 23rd
charlosmarcos writes: Cute phone case
Posted: 1:20 pm on May 11th
jacobgravers writes: nice quality
Posted: 11:56 pm on May 10th
Brunojohn writes: Superb !
Posted: 12:23 pm on May 10th
alexaida writes: awesome
Posted: 12:01 pm on May 9th
charlosmarcos11 writes: fabulous
Posted: 2:59 am on May 7th
Davidecristiana writes: its beautiful
Posted: 11:50 pm on April 28th
Carolyoung writes: so useful
Posted: 10:46 am on January 21st
dennysmudge writes: so cute mobile case
Posted: 11:56 am on January 19th
DarylLee1 writes: fabulous
Posted: 3:24 am on January 11th
mickysingh writes: nice look of mobile case
Posted: 1:50 am on October 16th
ajayind writes: Nice Hand made Mobile Case
Posted: 1:55 am on October 15th
Austin_Ayword writes: nice
Posted: 1:28 am on July 6th
Anna_Bloom writes: cutiee cozy phone
Posted: 6:06 am on July 2nd
esteph6 writes: wow nice cover
Posted: 4:27 am on July 2nd
Deepak786 writes: very nice work
Posted: 4:05 am on April 9th
Ashtonjames writes: very very nice
Posted: 12:19 am on March 16th
elizabeth563 writes: quality work
Posted: 12:52 am on March 12th
Brettlii writes: very nice
Posted: 2:18 am on February 28th
elizazet writes: really nice
Posted: 11:03 am on January 21st
AkhilGupta writes: nice keep it up
Posted: 2:28 am on December 16th
johan21 writes: epic
Posted: 4:21 am on December 9th
Lissa53 writes: nice
Posted: 6:02 am on November 14th
Lissa53 writes: nice
Posted: 6:01 am on November 14th
Sofia56 writes: superb
Posted: 12:06 am on November 11th
jinkarten writes: nice cover
Posted: 5:35 am on October 24th
munezlaine writes: epic
Posted: 11:20 am on September 11th
fosterlaine writes: nice share
Posted: 2:36 am on September 11th
sandylaine writes: superb work
Posted: 10:00 am on September 10th
RubyKitty writes: Really good design and colours. It would make a great glasses case too, or a much longer design could be a knitting needle stash, though I suppose the closing tab at the top would have to be wider to avoid your needles dropping out. Great to see another use for recycled material.
Posted: 3:08 am on October 11th
halfaperfectpair writes: these are adorable!!
Posted: 12:46 pm on August 30th
You must be logged in to post comments. Click here to login.