I’ve just returned from the American Sewing Expo in Novi, Michigan. Do you get motivated to sew when you go to quilt shows or sewing shows? I do! I see so many ideas I want to try when I get home.
Coats & Clark joined with Janome sewing machines and Threadbangers to man the re-construction zone. We had a big wheelbarrow full of old jeans people could use to make bags, backpacks, totes and more. They could embellish their creations with machine embroidery or they could felt yarn into the denim with felting machines.
Here are a few projects on our website created from jeans:
You can see video from the Expo on Threadbangers.com.
About the Author
Lynn is Director of Consumer Services with Coats & Clark.