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Faded Blue

New life for old jeans

New life for old jeans
New life for old jeans

O.K., so I admit that I am a saver – of many things including old jeans. I save my old jeans when I am “ready”  to stop wearing them ( did they shrink in the dryer??) and I try to save my family members old jeans……AND I even asked my sisters to send me their old faded jeans too!  I hope they keep sending them to me.

It isn’t because I have a desire to be featured on the next episode of the television show Hoarders,  it’s because I have wanted to make a quilt out of old blue jeans for quite some time now – I just haven’t found the right pattern OR look OR time.  So the pile of jeans sat in a bag in my dining/sewing room for a while.

– The bag sat while I started and finished other projects and just couldn’t put the bag away.  I kept thinking about how and what to make, and having the bag of jeans in the room kept this future project simmering in the back of my mind.    Oh, AND did I say that I have also been wanting to make a cathedral window quilt for a long time too –

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