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Topic: Unique Jean Skirt- Another reason to hoard old jeans  (Read 6378 times)
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« on: September 01, 2011 11:50:26 AM »

I recently made this layered jean skirt. I used 3 pairs of old jeans.

I really love how it turned out. I wanted it to have a tiered effect.
If you would like to know more I blogged about it.
What do you think?

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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2011 12:06:06 PM »

Very different take on the jeans skirt! I like it. I hoard jeans, too! One of these days I'll make a skirt out of one... or some.

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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2011 02:20:03 PM »

That's really cool! But how hard is it to take on and off, since it looks like the zipper no longer exists? I would put a big zipper on it, but that's just me...
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2011 01:04:59 AM »

Very nice! Its a jean pencil skirt!

I agree on having a zipper. I don't like wearing pencil skirts, because I hate having to walk like Morticia from the Addams Family, lol.

This skirt could easily be adapted to an A-line version, I bet.

I so need more jeans in my hoarded collection- I'm saving squares (4x6) to make a jean blanket.

« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2011 11:20:36 AM »

It's not hard to put on, I left the button of the jeans free so it opens at the top. I also dont really have any hips or much of a butt, so that makes it easier. Grin
Yeah, walking normal is no problem its walking really fast or running that is no good, but sometimes you have to sacrifice for fashion. Also, learn from your mistakes, so next skirt will have a slit in back. Luckily I still have plenty of jeans to use up.

« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2011 05:21:32 PM »

i really like that!!  i have hoards of jeans and usually they all make it to jean skirts.  but some have holes in the but which equals a no go on the skirt part....well at least the type i was making Smiley  now i know what to do with them!!

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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2011 08:22:39 AM »

I love this!  I was going through my hoard of jeans yesterday!  What does the back look like?  Just curious how you sewing the ends together.  Thanks!!
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2011 12:04:29 PM »

the front and back are pretty much the same, with seams at the sides.  I added darts in the back. I didn't do a very good job on those they are a little crooked.  Here are some action photos to give you a little better idea.

back, wow its hard to take a picture of your own butt

you can also see in the back I left the yolk thing on the waistband of the jeans so it would fit right in the back, no plumber butt.

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