I always seem to need a new tote bag. For taking things to the beach or pool, to carrying around home school books for doing school at the park, to grocery shopping, there seems to be no end to my use of tote bags. I also have an abundance of old jeans and other fabric…
How to Break Down Jeans for Crafting and Storage • Crafting a Green World
There are a lot of uses for old blue jeans, but rarely for every single part of the jean. If you know what you like to make (quilts for me, purses and skirts for you, perhaps?), then you'll find that you can make your old blue jean storage much more neat and efficient, as well as space saving, by cutting the jeans up very carefully, just so, and storing them in their parts. More
upcycled jean pocket via etsy. This is a work of art! Made me think of other simple ideas for pockets. What about putting magnets on back. Cut up recycled paper, and stick a pen/pencil in for frig. May need a stabilizer. Wouldn't need to be this fabulous but could definitely have fun with buttons, beads etc! Maybe a smaller 1 for twist-ties that i reuse.
U-Pick Sewing Tutorials: Vote for our August Project! — SewCanShe | Free Sewing Patterns and Tutorials
So... it's back to school time and I can hardly think of anything else. I love sewing little things for my kids, plus 'thank-you-in-advance' presents for the teachers (my kids are a handful, lol!). Whether you are sewing for the kids or the teachers, I think these projects would be AMAZING!