Take and old sweater, sweatshirt, or long-sleeved t-shirt and recycle it to make pants for a baby or toddler. Since we are just using the sleeves, this project goes really quickly... I did it in 30 minutes!

Materials needed:
Old sweater, sweatshirt, or LS T-shirt
**Washer and (preferably) dryer (only if using wool shirt - it is best to felt a sweater)
Pattern or pair of baby's pants
Straight pins
Elastic (~1cm wide and enough to go around baby's waist)
Sewing machine

That oughta do it. Let's start!!

Step 1: If using wool, you need to felt the shirt

If the shirt contains more than 60% wool, it needs to be felted.

Turn it inside out
Wash in hot water
Dry in dryer if you have one.
        I don't so I washed mine with the diapers twice (80degC) then dried on the radiator

I found this site to be very helpful:
Use Old Wool Sweaters and Blankets to Make Felt

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