Do you have old clothes that you just can’t seem to part with? They might be your own or those of a loved one, or your child’s, but there are memories attached to those clothes that you don’t want to forget. How about using them to make a memory clothes project? Give those clothes a second life will keeping those precious memories close. This year I’ll be sharing 50 ideas using old clothes that you can enjoy or share with family and friends. Here is today’s idea:
With Christmas decorations gone, sometimes things feel a little bare. How about adding a cozy sweater pillow for a fun new accent? Great to snuggle up with for a nap or reading a good book. If the sweater has fond memories attached to it, that makes it even better. A sweater pillow makes a great gift too, especially if you share a story about the history of the sweater along with the pillow. I found three different tutorials with different approaching to making a sweater pillow. Click on the photos above and below for the links.
sweater pillows from StoneGableBlog.com
sweater pillow from sometimes-homemade.com
Anxious for more memory clothes project ideas? Check out this Pinterest board.
Put sleeves into binders (fixing order if necessary).
Label binder and put it on a shelf.
Some hints from the article:
Buy sheet protectors in boxes of 100
Make sure they are acid free, archival, top-loading
Buy high quality binders that will last
My mom has done something like this when she was doing family histories. I think it is important to keep it simple and get it organized. Don’t be tempted do make it fancy. If you want to go back later you can.
What have you tried in organizing you papers, documents and photos?