I’d just been considering what to refashion for Refebulous, an annual sewing challenge held in February, which aims to inspire people to repair/refashion/reuse clothes, when I found this pair of jeans on the free rail of the community op shop in Manjimup. Unlike most jeans I see in op shops, these had a fair amount […]Read more
recycled jeans Cora
I’m not going to write a post for every single Patten Union Cora Blouse I make, but I’m rather pleased with this one, hence the post. I found a pair of jeans from a stash I bought in an op shop in Hobart – six pairs of jeans for $5 – can’t say fairer than […]Read more
How many pairs of jeans do you need for a jeans refashion?
Rashly, I decided to throw my hat in the ring for Refashioners 2016, so the question became “how many pairs of jeans does it take to make a jacket?” I initially thought this would take two pairs of jeans and a skirt, and then I read the rules again and realised that the skirt wouldn’t make […]Read more