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DIY Sweater Wine Bags

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Hey y’all…how are you holding up during the hustle and bustle of the season? I know this time of year gets so busy and it is sometimes hard to get a moment to yourself. A piece of advice my mother gave me a long time ago was to “Take care of yourself first…the rest will fall into place”.  I take this sage advice to mean – slow down and enjoy the moment and don’t stress out too much.

This season I have really concentrated on being in the moment. I have made lots of plans to be with family and friends and to make this year extra special.

My house is fully decorated in Christmas splendor and I am now able to relax a bit and enjoy my hard work. It’s so nice to enjoy the twinkling glimmer of Christmas lights by a cozy fire.

Honey Bee and I have been invited to several parties and open houses. I never like to show up emptied handed anywhere – especially to a party. A couple of weeks ago I shared Cozy Pillows Made with Thrifted Sweaters.  Well, at the same time I came up with another use of the leftover sweater remnants. I crafted DIY Sweater Wine Bags.

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

These cozy wine bags were made with the sweater sleeves. All I had to do is sew one end closed.

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

The wrist opening of the sleeve became a turtleneck of sorts that I turned down one time.

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

I embellished each wine bag with items I had on hand…jingles bells, gift tags, baker’s twine and greenery.

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

Now we are all set for party time!

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

You could even make bags embellished for the New Year…maybe with sparklers or noise makers.

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

We can’t wait to celebrate with our friends!

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

DIY Sweater Wine Bags

I’m excited that for once, I made something ahead of time and now we are ready to attend our parties and open houses. I hope our hosts like their gift! What do you like to take as a hostess gift?

Cheers to a wonderful day and a beautiful holiday season!



  1. Such a festive and clever idea! I know you guys are on the countdown for the home tour! So exciting! Hugs, CoCo

  2. Such a great idea! Wish I’d had this info last week. I just gave a bottle of wine wrapped in a box 😒 Well, the next bottle won’t be!! Thanks for sharing!

  3. I am a HUGE hostess gift fan and it just so happens that I need some for the next few weeks! I will be trying this just as soon as I rummage through our sweaters and find a good victim! Have fun at your parties!

  4. What clever girls you are ! I love the ” cozy wine bags” after all it is sweater weather !

  5. What a cute idea for a wine bag – and seems pretty easy, too.

  6. These are so cute! I’ve got some sweaters that I haven’t worn for a while that I need to do this to. Thanks for sharing it on our Inspired by YOU party!

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