My girls seem to have grown out of all their shorts all at the same time. Considering that summer is pretty much over here (not that it ever really got started this year) I’m not keen on buying them any new shorts right now. But that left us with a bit of a dilemma on the weekend… until I found the pairs of jeans with the holes in the knees.
“We can make shorts” I announced…
“That’ll take forever” Izzy replied (complete with groan and eye roll for good measure).
“No it won’t” I say, and off I go to find my trust sewing scissors.
Snip Snip and there you have it… two new pairs of shorts!
The girls thought I was a total genius. Who’d have thought chopping off holey jeans could result in something so incredibly cool!
And just to make sure I was really cool I dug out the packets of fabric markers that a clever (and cool) friend gave the girls for Christmas. They happily added various drawings and designs and then put on their super cool new jeans shorts!
Sometimes even I think I’m cool for thinking of this quick, easy and awesome activity!
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That is such a great idea :)
so easy too!
The fabric pens were given as a gift with a white t-shirt – such a COOL present, I am going to give the same thing to everyone this year!
That is another great idea! and this time of year lots of t-shirts are on special. I might have to hit the shops and stock up :D
Love it!! My kinda crafting. Instant gratification. Those fabric pens are a great idea.
keepcatebusy (Cate) says
such a great idea! practical – and a craft activity to keep them otherwise occupied for 10 minutes or so :-)
Kelly B says
JDaniel4's Mom says
This looks like a great way to reuse pants!