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« on: October 16, 2012 10:27:06 AM »

My daughter is growing at a fantastic rate. So after putting her in her jeans and finding out they looked like highwaters, I had to do something.

Enter the rainbow. She is all about the rainbow lately and I had some extra purple and rainbow fabrics after making her birthday dress.

So I added the rainbow fabric to the cuffs for length then added a purple ruffle, just cause it's girly. But to make sure it didn't look "homemade" and instead looked "handmade" I added a rainbow belt (that attached with velcro so we don't have to worry about potty emergencies) and a hand stitched a heart patch on one of the rear pockets.

And I got this:



Close up of the pocket:


And here is what they looked like before, plain jeans, well as plain as black glitter jeans can be anyway.
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012 10:49:23 AM »

What a great idea!  Wish I'd thought of it when my kids were younger.
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012 11:56:39 AM »

eat how it looks with the ruffle. 
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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2012 01:38:23 PM »

Adorable!  I want to do that with my jeans just because they need more FLARE.   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2012 04:41:49 PM »

Nice job.  I like the belt, it does help pull it together.  And it's rainbow, so it will go with everything!
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2012 10:59:02 AM »

Cute! I bet your daughter LOVES them!
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« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2012 09:23:41 AM »

I want a pair!   Cheesy
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