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Upcycle jeans into a skirt?
any good tutorials?
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Date: 11/21/12 11:54 AM

I have a pile of jeans that have accumulated over the last few years (family member foolishly left them at my house thinking I was going to replace zippers or mend them ).
How do you turn them into a denim skirt?

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Date: 11/21/12 1:16 PM

Here's a little tutorial for jeans into skirts. turn old jeans into a skirt.

Here's another one. jean skirt. really easy to do.

Hope this helps you.

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Date: 11/21/12 1:42 PM

Thanks - I've been wondering the same thing
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Date: 11/21/12 5:13 PM

I just got an email for a Craftsy pattern/tutorial on this topic...Upcycled Jean Skirt for $7.95.

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Date: 11/21/12 5:46 PM

Thanks skae, It is a lot easier than I thought it would be. Look out world here comes Ada in a denim skirt (maybe 2).
Oooop! These are my son's jeans so they are going to be to big in the waist and hips.
I will have to think about taking the waistband off and cutting it down for me.

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Date: 11/21/12 7:08 PM

Another option, if the jeans don't fit in the waist and hips, is to cut gores from the legs and make a simple gored skirt. You can flat fell the seams to maintain a bit of that jeans look.

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Date: 11/21/12 7:16 PM

We used to do this years and years ago. You can add ruffles around the bottom in a cotton print too (it was the 70's haha). It is not hard. Good luck!
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