This blog shows my recycled denim creations, along with tutorials for items I have designed myself. I collect old jeans (a strange collection, I know!) and cut them up to make bags, purses, animals and other items of varying sizes and shapes. I then sell these to raise money for weomen and children in the town of Utange, near Mombasa, in Kenya. I help women to set up their own businesses and am supporting the building of a new school for disabled children.
I'm now half way through the labels for the new school bags I am making for the children who live at Casuarina House in Utange. I took a break for a few days to do some smaller scale embroidery, but will return to finish the rest soon. I've just ordered some more embroidery discs, so no doubt that will give me a new boost of enthusiasm!
Here are the second batch: