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Jean Mutation

If you’re a quilter or sewist, and your friends know it, sooner or later, you’re going to end up with “The Bag.” Sometimes The Bag is dumped at your front step in the dead of night. Sometimes, it’s handed to you out of the trunk of someone’s car. What’s in The Bag? You know…it’s fabric or old clothes or a mix of both. Things your friend just knows that you–with all your sewing skills–can put to good use.

“When did I become the home for wayward fabric?” you cry. I, too, used to dread The Bag.

But now I see these cast-offs through my “green” glasses. There just might be treasure in The Bag.

I still have a bag of jeans someone gifted to me. Looking for inspiration, I went straight to Pinterest (my board is Mutated Jeans) and found enough ideas to fill dozens of bags. One highlight is a pin from the Quilt Inspiration blog that offers a handful of denim patchwork ideas. Jeanius!

6 Comments on Jean Mutation

  1. Marina
    November 8, 2012 at 9:37 pm (5 years ago)

    Thank you for featuring Quilt Inspiration today! We are happy you liked our denim quilts post 🙂

  2. Michell
    November 10, 2012 at 4:30 pm (5 years ago)

    Hi! Dropping by from SITS Sharefest! The quilts are beautiful, btw!!

  3. The Lovely One
    November 10, 2012 at 4:57 pm (5 years ago)

    I love the one that looks like stained glass (second row on the left). So nice!

    Happy Saturday Sharefest!

  4. Kate / Pennello Lane
    November 10, 2012 at 8:08 pm (5 years ago)

    I like the one with the circles, and the random squares with black borders… cool!

  5. Tracy Joyner
    November 12, 2012 at 5:15 pm (5 years ago)

    My Goodness, look what you can do with a little inspiration! My mother is the home for wayward fabric as well..LOL She is going to love that reference!
    I’m enjoying your blog…btw I also like the one with the circles. I wish someone would make one for me!
    TracyAnn from http://www.crochethappy.com and http://asktracyann.crochethappy.com

    • Janice
      November 12, 2012 at 6:47 pm (5 years ago)

      Thanks Tracy!


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