I often make things off the top of my head but never think to write out instructions or take photographs. This time though I have written a tutorial. For months I have been meaning to make a draft excluder. I have the fabric and the stuffing but haven’t gotten around to sew it. This week the draft under the door was back and I knew I had to make one. As I am unable to machine sew at the minute my make do and mend mentality went into overdrive and this is the finished product. It can be made in minutes and doesn’t need to cost a penny as all the materials you need will be in your home.
It’s a bit basic but it does the job and you could jazz it up with beads or ribbons.
Tools and Materials needed
1 pair tights 40 denier or thicker
Step 1. Cut the Legs off the tights
Step 3. Roll towel up. It doesn’t matter which side you roll it from it’s which ever length suits you.
Your draft exluder is ready to be used. The best thing is it didn’t cost a penny and when you no longer need it you can untie the knots wash the towel and put it away until its needed again.