Disclaimer:  Beautiful Touches received products from Jack & Mary Designs to facilitate this feature article.  No monetary compensation has been exchange.  All OPINIONS stated are those of the author.

Artfully Crafted Accessories From Recycled Sweaters

Ever wonder what you could do with an old sweater?  Marilyn Roberts, Founder and Designer of Jack & Mary Designs, did…and then she put her idea to work.

Marilyn began the company in 2004. She started out offering bags and purses. Then, a custom order brought back memories of her mother, who would recycle clothing into new items.  Following in her mother’s footsteps, she began using sweaters (even the ugly ones) to upcyling them into scarves, hats, bun warmer skirts, and her now famous Memory Mittens. These sweaters, that would have ended up in landfills, are now re-purposed into designer items in her studio located in York, Main.

“Sweaters are cut, and colors and patterns are creatively placed together in a pleasing manner that is then sewn into a finished product. Jack & Mary Designs was named after Marilyn’s parents, as she and her company are the perfect combination of both style and practicality.”

Get Your Toasty Warm On This Valentine's Day with Jack & Mary Designs

Handmade From Heartfelt Memories

Get Your Toasty Warm On This Valentine's Day with Jack & Mary Designs

From an old cherished sweater to a custom designed set of mittens in just a few easy steps.  No matter is the sweater is yours, or a special loved one, Jack & Mary will turn them into something that you will continues to use and love for years to come.

To start the process, simple call or email Jack & Mary and ask for a Memory Mittens Box. Once you’ve receive your box just follow these simple steps:

You can get our mittens to fit Men, Women or Children. Their uniqueness makes them a special gift indeed. Their fleece lining will keep fingers toasty warm on even the coldest of days and nights.

Also up for offer are pre-made mittens in numerous styles, hats, headbands, scarves and “bun warmer skirts”. What’s a bun warmer skirt you ask?  Well, I’ll be happy to show you.

Get Your Toasty Warm On This Valentine's Day with Jack & Mary Designs
“Buns are best when warm, especially when they are your own! Jack and Mary’s sweater skirts are cozy and warm for any winter occasion. Slip this skirt on over leggings, pants or wear on it’s own! It’s the perfect accessory to put between you and the elements. Available in sizes XS – XL “


Scarves, Mommy & Me Mittens, Men’s Driving Mittens, Hats, Christmas Stockings and More, from Jack & Mary Designs

About Jack & Mary Designs

Jack and Mary Designs began in 2004 on the coast of Maine. They believe in artfully crafted, one-of-a-kind, handmade products. Jack and Mary’s stylish and sustainable cold weather accessories are designed for men, women & children!

Unique handcrafted Fall/Winter accessories for men, women and children – mittens, fingerless mittens, hats, headbands, scarves, flower pins and Sweater Skirts!


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Get Your Toasty Warm On This Valentine’s Day with Jack & Mary Designs

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