Q: You do a LOT of refashions where you remove shoulder pads. What do you do with them when you’re done? Do you just throw them away?
Sing the praises of pads! :)
A: Oh heck no! Shoulder Pads are awesome (just not on your shoulders)!
Here are a few things you can make out of ’em!
Puppy Poo Bag Holder
When I take Douglas for his walks, I want to be a good neighbor and clean up after the little guy. I could either buy a puppy poo bag dispenser/bag set for $5…
Orrrrrrr…I can make my own with old shoulder pads and Douglas’ old collar that’s too small for him now!
Of course Douglas is wearing clothes! ;)
I can roll up about 5 old grocery bags in the pouch, and the collar can be attached to my wrist, belt loop, purse, or his leash. Perfect!
I have about a dozen pairs of sunglasses. Most of them are of the super-cheap variety, but I still want to take good care of them. The best way to keep them scratch-free when I toss them in my bag is to keep them in a cozy case!
Safe & Secure!
Kittehs love shoulder pads, too…especially when they’re stuffed with catnip and sewn into cute little mice! Awhile back, I made a batch of these and gave them to local shelter cats. They loved ’em!
Pan handle covers can run anywhere from $2 to $13. But why bother running out to buy one, when you can just make your own from unwanted shoulder pads?
When you don’t want to feel the (3rd degree) burn!
Shoulder pads make great koozies! Keep your tasty brew nice & cold while matching your newly refashioned frock!
You can use a couple of shoulder pads, an old button, and a stretched-out hair tie to make a small pouch to keep your favorite pieces of jewelry protected!
These belonged to my Great-Grandmother, so I definitely want to keep them safe!
A perfectly padded pouch!
What have you made out of old shoulder pads?