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Recycled Denim Pocket Hoop Art

We're heavy into spring cleaning right now, and that includes sorting clothes that are past it and deciding what to do with them. I came across a pair of my husband's jeans that were worn out beyond anything wearable, but there was enough good denim left that I knew I needed to use it!
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With a simple embroidery hoop, a bit of paint, and a pair of scissors, I created this fun Recycled Denim Pocket Hoop Art!
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I just did a quick, fairly dry-brushing paint job on the embroidery hoop.
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I then cut out one of the back pockets on the jeans, making sure I left enough fabric to cover the hoop.
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I simply popped the pocket in the hoop at a jaunty angle (yes, jaunty!) and tightened it up. I finished by trimming up the excess fabric.
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This was such a super-easy project and I'm going to get a ton of use out of it! for now, it's perfect for some spring color! And yes, I will be using more denim from this pair of jeans. Can't let good denim go to waste!
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To see more: http://albiongould.com/recycled-denim-pocket-hoop-art/

Got a question about this project?

  • Charlotte Belange

    I think I'll have to ask my grandkids for old jeans. Then I can make 1 for
    my front door 1 to look pretty and so people can leave notes in the pocket. Char B

  • Delanie
    Delanie Spartanburg, SC

    Great idea! I have two front doors and use burlap wreaths on them, swapping out the ribbon and bows according to the season. I'm thinking I could hang the embroidery hoop with jean pocket and silk flowers in the middle of the wreaths for a unique,

  • Carolyn Meuer-Pickering

    This is a great little idea and so many other ways to use it! Thanks for sharing!!! Have a great day!

  • Wendy Terrill
    Wendy Terrill Lakeview, OR

    What a great idea. Thanks.

  • Juanita Franco Rocha
    Juanita Franco Rocha Farmingdale, NY

    Great idea! I want to try this!

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