Thursday, October 27

Flower power: Fix ripped jeans

Do you have an active kid? I do... VERY active. I sew a lot for Bug, not only new outfits or updating old ones, but I also often have to mend, patch. Bug loves it pink and girly so what to do when a pair of plain old jeans gets a nice tear? Flower power ! 

First mended the hole in with a zigzag 

Then I used a fun quilt block cast off from a friend's project
Iron on with some Wonder Under

And a zigzag stitch with silver thread

The finishing touch, some pink flower lace at the cuffs

Flower power works pretty well for Bug

 Yep that's Bug, in Bug mode :)
Can you say active kid ??


  1. Perfect solution and looks like you bought them at a trendy kids boutique.

  2. What a bright and beautiful patch for this darling little girl. She looks really pleased with her new jeans. Well done. I have joined your followers list and invite you to join my followers list; as well,I hope you will grab a blog button. Hugs, Gayle

  3. cute! cute! cute!! I am always in need of ideas to cover up the holes in the knees. I wonder if my boys would mind the flower! ;) Thanks for linking up to Sassy Sites FFA party! Have a wonderful Halloween weekend! XOXO!!

    Marni @ Sassy Sites!

  4. Cute cover up for damaged jeans! Love the extra flower trim around the hem!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  5. Adorable fix! It's so cute in fact, I imagine next time Bug will intentionally put holes in her jeans!

  6. What a fun fix! Looks like it was a hit!

  7. Super creative and cute! Bet she loves them even more now.

    I'd love for you to add your post to my new Thrifty Thursdays link party - it would be perfect! Here's the link:

  8. Featuring your post on my Facebook page today!


  9. How sincerely DARLING is THAT!!! I love the flower, I don't know if it's the idea, the fabrics you used, or the darling jeans you patched that I love so much. Probably a combonation of them all!! This is DEFINATELY a new pin!


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