February Learn how and when to remove this template message. You can pick apart the seam there to overlap it more smoothly, but with these thin, child-sized jeans, I just folded the flap over, pinned, then sewed it down. I covered this entire pair of jeans with Shakespearean sonnets , written in permanent marker. Here is another skirt with a theme: Views Read Edit View history. Take the excess denim from the leftover leg. The trend faded in the late s when knit miniskirts were dominant.
Make Your Own Jean Skirt!
Connect the side seam to the hem. White jeans, white shorts, white skirt, etc. Loooove this outfit, Geneva! Denim skirts were first introduced in mainstream fashion lines in the s, and since then have grown in popularity. In the s, hippies first came up with the idea of recycling old denim jeans into long denim skirts,   by opening the inseams, and inserting pieces of triangular denim or any other fabric in the front and, unless a tall slit in back is preferred, also in the back of the opened-up trousers. Use tape or a glue stick to secure the pattern to another sheet of paper:. For some reason I have no pictures of constructing the back, sorry!
DIY - Old Jeans to Jean Skirt
However, I do NOT recommend this. Finish the corners exactly like the denim skirt shell corners were sewn and then trimmed. Badass Creatives is hosted by Mallory Whitfield and features marketing and business advice for creatives, as well as interviews with a diverse range of handmade artists, performers, makers, and creative entrepreneurs. Keep up with the latest in the world of green crafts by signing up for our free newsletter. Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail.
It's smaller than the first two bags. Cutting the seam of one leg slightly higher than the other should allow the fabrics to overlap letting the jeans will lie flat on the ground. To avoid making your legs look short, wear ankle boots only if your skirt falls above or at your knees. It's so nice to watch a well put together video and it makes it so easy to whip up a project. Use scissors to trim away any excess threads so that the fabric has clean, straight lines on all sides.