New skirt of old jeans: prolonging the life of your favorite thing
Oh, how sorry to part with your favorite jeans,when they have already lost their presentable appearance. And you do not need to do this. We suggest you give this thing a chance for a second life. How? And we will sew a skirt out of them. This exercise will be able to even beginner needlewoman. How to sew skirts from old jeans, photos of models and useful tips, you will find in our article.
For a little princess
Your baby daughter will look cute and funnyin a fluffy skirt, made in a combination of sewing and knitting techniques. To do this you will need: children's jeans, ribbon yarn ("Dantela", "Bolero", "Flamenco"), knitting needles or needles, needle, sewing thread. At the trousers, cut the upper part evenly (to the point where the trouser legs begin). Measure the circumference of the lower edge of the workpiece. For these dimensions, type the loops from the yarn and tie the frill. You will have a magnificent ruche. Sew it to the bottom of the prepared part from the trousers. That's all, the children's skirt of old jeans is ready. If you want the product to be longer, tie two or three ruches. Let your little woman of fashion be the most beautiful girl on the playground.
For a young lady
Almost all girls like to wear jeans,and often they turn them into "trousers-hand maid": cut holes, fray the edges, decorate with embroidery or drawings, rework in shorts or breeches. Very stylish and original on the girl's figure looks a short skirt of old jeans, which you can sew in just a couple of hours. To make it, you will need pants, a cut of cotton fabric, several meters of wide lace in the tone of the fabric, a needle, a thread and a sewing machine. At jeans cut off trousers. From the fabric, you cut a rectangle, the length of which should be equal to the length of the circumference of the bottom edge of the denim. On this flap you sew lace. If you want a skirt of old jeans to be lush, then form ruches. For beginners in sewing, it is recommended to do this first manually, and only then stitch the machine. The ready lace part of the product is sewn on the denim part. A finished look to your skirt will give a belt from the same lace. Simply stretch it into the loops and tie it to a bow or knot. A mini skirt made of old jeans is ready!
For myself, my beloved
Old trousers can be a good material inpatchwork sewing. For example, a skirt made of old jeans, made in patchwork style. Today it is very fashionable and relevant. For work you will need: a paper pattern of a life-size product according to your size and the desired style, cuts of different fabrics, including jeans trousers, sewing accessories. On the scale lay out the flaps, picking them up to size and alternating in color and texture, pin them with pins, stitch them manually with stitches. When the details of the front and back of the skirt are thus decorated, all stitches are seized. Make out the belt, clasp (zipper, buttonhole). If desired, such a skirt of old jeans can be supplemented with pockets, application of fabric or leather. Such a thing, executed by your own hand, will take a worthy place in your wardrobe and will surely become your favorite.
Now you know where to put your favorite oldjeans. Sew them with new things for yourself and your family. A smart new skirt made of old jeans will give a feminine image of elegance and tenderness.