Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson. First, take out your old jeans, lay them out flat on the table and cut about 12 inches off the legs. If you want, you can make it shorter later. Take out your seam ripper. If you don't have a seam ripper, get one.
This DIY Denim Skirt Will Be Your Summer Wardrobe Staple — Forget About Cutoffs
Warmer weather is the perfect time for denim skirts and we think every me-made wardrobe should include an easy-to-wear skirt that can be quickly transitioned from day to night, and even summer to fall when paired with a bold pair of tights. Find the full instructions and download your pattern below. Trace your pattern pieces onto your fabric and cut so that you have two of each pattern piece except for the fly shield, of which you only need one. Finish the raw edges of your pattern pieces with a serger or zigzag stitch.
How to upcycle jeans to make a simple patchwork jean skirt. This is such an easy to follow patchwork denim skirt tutorial! When I was in elementary and middle school, I was fascinated by how people throughout history used all parts of an animal so as to produce less waste. Imagine how little waste we would have if we could do this more in our society. Plus, scraps of the same materials help make excellent coordinating accessories.