However, they don't last for ever. Eventually they wear out, or, sadder still, they are outgrown. I have several pairs of skinny jeans that are waiting patiently in the wardrobe, hoping they'll be worn again. They've been sitting there for a couple of years now, so I think it's time to put them in the pile of clothes to be refashioned.
Last month, after much deliberation as to whether I'd ever fit into them again, I did cut up one pair and made some denim fabric baskets.
Here are some of my favourite jeans refashions that have been linked to our Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way ongoing link parties.
From the Bags and Totes link party:
From Skirt to Bag ~ Maarnietvangrijs
Cobblestones Bag by Caroline ~ Sewing for Utange
Grocery Bags by Kay ~ Jerry and Kay
Jeans to Tote Bag by Kathryn ~ Crafts and Creations With KMOM14
From the Purses, Clutches, Pouches link party:
Jeans Pocket Bag by Jessica ~ Sunny Stitching
Owl Phone Case by Caroline ~ Sewing for Utange
iPod Keychain Pouch by Jill ~ Creating My Way to Success
Monster Purse by Caroline ~ Sewing for Utange
From the Aprons and Art Smocks link party:
Jumpsuit Apron by PC ~ Meijo's Joy
Jeans Apron by Diana ~ Closet Crafter
From the Skirts for Girls link party:
Refashioned Skirt by Jill ~ Sew With Aloha
From the Drawstring Bags and Fabric Baskets link party:
Washbag by Caroline ~ Sewing for Utange
From the Kitchen Accessories link party:
Jeans Pocket Pot Holders by Jill ~ Creating My Way to Success
And from the Electronic Gadget Covers and Cases link party:
Cell Phone Case by Marisa ~ Passion et Couture
So many fabulous ideas as to what to do with your pre-loved denim jeans and skirts!!! If you've refashioned denim, leave me a link in the comments below, or link them up to our ongoing Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way link parties. I'd love to see your ideas.