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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Capri Jeans

FLOWERS AND FRILLS

How many other mother's go crazy spending money over and over again on pants that end up looking like this?
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I'm so tired of it.  You can't donate them, and yet you feel guilty for throwing them out.  Today I decided to add a little something to these and turn them into new summer pants for Marisol. 
So I chopped off the torn bottoms.
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Cut up some sweet flower fabric (that I picked up on clearance this week atBeverly's for $2 a yard).  I stitched up the sides and attached it to the bottom.
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Then I hand-stitched a pretty lace trim (I really need an industrial strength sewing machine). And viola!
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Such a simple way to bring new life to old jeans, and perfect for the weather we are currently experiencing.  More importantly, there is a very happy little girl who loves them.
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