18. november 2011

Denim bracelets

I have now made a tutorial for these bracelets. Take a look here.

A while back i decided to try to reuse as much of 4 old jeans as possible. So far they have been transformed into bowls, owls, a cover for an old chair and fridgemagnets.

Now the time has come to do something with the seams. First I thought about making coasters. I have seen some very nice coiled ones on the net and got very inspired, but then I started thinking about my much too large collection of beads and decided to make bracelets instead.

 I sewed on the beads and added a snap closure and then had a new bracelet easy as that… not really… sewing on the beads was really time consuming.

But I like the end result and they are really comfortable to wear.

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8 kommentarer:

Tammy sa...

I'm going to make these the next time my daughter comes over for a craft day. Thanks for sharing them with us!!

Cheryl sa...

You make such cute things! These are fabulous :-)

annies home sa...

love this look so casual and easy come see what offered at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

Amanda Lee sa...

These are so beautiful! Love the combination of textile upcycling and beads!

Miss Charming sa...

What a great idea! These would be perfect for gifts.

Heaven's Walk sa...

These are so adorable!!! I would love to try to make some. Can you tell me in more detail how you sewed the beads and snap closure on?? Thanks for sharing this project! :)

xoxo laurie

Fifi sa...

What a great idea!! I never know what to make with this part of the jean!

Thank you for sharing.

New follower from the link up!

gail@My Repurposed Life sa...

I think that your blue jean bracelets are very cute and clever! I save old pieces of blue jeans, then never do anything with them. hahaha
thanks for linking up AND linking back to catch as catch can.
ps "catching you this week"

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