Having bought a lovely second hand pair of Levis from Poor Boy Vintage Boutique in Hull, I found that one of the button holes had worn and was annoyingly awkward to keep done up. I found a nice piece of blue linen, added some iron on interfacing and stitched it to the back of the … More Mending my Levis
Since getting green acrylic paint on my poor jeans, I’ve been thinking about the need for a new pair. The old ones were £3.50 from the charity shop, I altered them at the waist to fit, they were ‘ok’ but not really nice ‘joy sparking’ jeans. Then on a visit to Poorboy, Vintage Boutique in … More New Jeans!
Jen challenged her readers over on My Make Do and Mend Year to see how many things they could make from one old pair of jeans. This is what I made: a peg bag a reversible shoulder bag using the pattern over on the Purple Girl blog a beaded bracelet a machine embroidered cuff (with … More Jen’s Jeans Challenge leads to more Machine Embroidery
To update my last weekend post, here is a photo of the colourful tote I made. OK so in the end it has very little to do with the bold solid coloured totes in The Times Magazine article, but I have used up some fabric lurking in my stash of fabric to recycle, and the … More The Colour Tote and one Pair of Jeans