Monday, April 28, 2008

Classic Refashion

One of the quintessential refashions: turning a pair of jeans into a skirt. A few summers ago, I took a pair of jeans that was too short and hacked them up to make this. This was before I had done much sewing, and when I look at it now, I can see I had a lot to learn. I've never been happy with the hem, but for bumming around on a summer day, it's fine.

I ended up using stash fabric for the inserts rather than the cut-off legs, because my sewing machine balked at all those layers. The fabric is a vintage cotton print that I've been saving forever, and I finally broke down and used some of it. There's still a tiny bit left, but I haven't found the right project for it yet. Ideas?

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