Tag Archives: denim

Christmas is Coming………

After a hectic few weeks with Crafternoon Teas, St Hilary village foraging and getting WW1 quilts ready for exhibition I have started to busy myself with making things to sell at our annual Cowbridge Stitch ‘n Bitch festive coffee morning … Continue reading

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A Book Cover For A Friend

Today I have covered a notebook for a friend who is going travelling to New Zealand soon. It is made from recycled denim, some of which has been bleached and part of an old shirt. I have even incorporated a … Continue reading

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Deborah O’Hare Workshop

Today, I went to a workshop run by Textile Artist Deborah O’Hare. It was focused on using recycled material to make a book wrap. It is a great way to use all sorts of materials such as spare bits of … Continue reading

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Recycled Denim – Again!

Although I have about 10 pairs of denim jeans for recycling I haven’t done much lately. So, to put that right I have made a little bag with a toddlers skirt. Being embroidered already saved me having to decorate it. … Continue reading

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Cushion Fest

I have been busy producing cushions of various designs lately. A cute little LOVE cushion More recycled denim And, a cushion based on the Welsh flag

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Recycled Denim Cushion

I have been recycling denim jeans again. The latest creation is a cushion made from various shades of denim with red and blue hearts appliqued on each square. I have backed the cushion with a bluie chenille fabric

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Fiddling Around With Denim Again!

I have been using up my scraps of denim and created the front of a cushion using the frayed denim effect. It is finished off with appliqued hearts in various printed red and blue cotton fabrics. Just need to decide … Continue reading

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Recycling Denim

I have been on a mission recycling more denim jeans. Great fun seeing how much you can make out of a pair of jeans! Below are a few of the items that I have created. These purses are denim lined … Continue reading

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Recycling Denim Jeans

Below are two items that I have created from recycling a pair of jeans. First, I cut out panels to make this bag. The jeans were embellished with text, overstitching and patches which made each panel unique. After cutting the … Continue reading

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Child Size Tote Bag

I made this bag with a pair of old jeans and some lovely red, white and blue striped material. It is a child size version of the bag that I made with the scottie dog fabric.

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