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 provide solar lights to enable teachers and pupils to work at home after the sun sets.
I had fun playing with this design. It was created by the very talented Helen Cleverly, and I have adapted it several times since. This version highlights features of individual pairs of jeans, and has been ideal for some of the more ornate pockets I have found! Here is a selection from my latest 5 versions: