Recycled Felt and Plastic Cuffs
Save felt scraps and empty plastic water bottles for crafts to make and wear. Recycled Felt and Plastic Cuffs are a cute and stylish option for eco-friendly crafters. You won't believe how easy it is to use common items to create one-of-a-kind jewelry craft projects.
- Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel & Stick Tape
- Water bottle (smooth sided)
- Embossed felt
Cut top and bottom from water bottle.
Apply two lines of Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel & Stick Tape side by side around water bottle. Cut water bottle along release paper to give you an approximate measurement of 1-1/2″ width for the cuff bracelet.
To adjust size, cut bracelet open.
Peel back the release paper on both strips about 1″ to reveal the adhesive. Overlap cut edges to create desired bracelet size. Press firmly.
Cut strip of felt slightly larger than the width of your bracelet.
Match the straight edge of the felt to the straight edge of the water bottle and begin to glue in place. Continue to release paper and glue entire strip of felt to water bottle. Cut away excess from overlapping ends and along sides.
Cut strip of felt to fit exactly inside bracelet. Apply Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel & Stick Tape to smooth side of felt.
Peel back the release paper on both strips about 1″ to reveal the adhesive. Align carefully on inside of bracelet and glue in place. Cut away any excess felt.
Cut a strip of felt to exact width of bracelet. Tie in loose knot adjusting so that the embossed side is up on both tails. Cut ends to point.
- Cut a 1″ strip of Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Peel & Stick Tape and apply to bracelet (apply over seam area). Glue knot in place.
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