I hate spending money on things I throw away. So as long as it's not something really gross, I'm always willing to try a home made or eco-friendly idea.
Todays project: DIY Swiffer Duster refill.
Cost: Nothing if you have fleece on hand!
Time and Level: Beginner, approx 15 minutes!
1) 1/4 yd or scrap piece of fleece (We will get TWO dusters out of this)
2) Rotary cutter or scissors
4) Sewing machine or needle and thread
5) Your Swiffer duster
Cut your fleece into rectangles that are 4.5 inches by 6-7 inches long. (Doesn't matter!)
You should have 8 of these rectangles, in two groups of four, after cutting:
Grab your Swiffer duster now. You'll set it about center and trace around your grips. The strips should be roughly 1/2 an inch wide, with the center line in the center of your rectangle.
Step 3: Sewing
Next you're going to take your stack of two with the outline of your grips drawn on and stitch only around the outside. Do not sew the center yet. Flip it over to the unmarked side.
Next, you gotta cut up the pad to make the fringy things that collect your dust. I cut the sides separately to avoid cutting my seams. So I did this side first:
And then the other side: