The Jeans Recycling Challenge the final analysis


The Challenge: Transform a torn pair of jeans into something useful, re-using every part of the jeans.



The Results: one handbag, one pair of sports briefs, two zip bags, one pair of slippers, and seven flower hair accessories.




The Scraps


The jeans recycling challenge is now finished.  I just couldn’t find a use for the final scraps; they were too scrappy.  They didn’t end up in the bin -I added them to a cushion I stuffed.

If you’d like to read the earlier posts, the first one is here, and the second one is here.




  1. Chiggy Schiller on September 20, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    Very well done, Liz! I love your Jean project!
    Those slippers not only can be worn at home but also useful for long international flights. I wonder what kind of padding or wadding you used for the bottom of the slippers. I like the idea of using final scraps for stuffing a cushion. I reckon you are a real creator!


    • lizhaywood on September 21, 2016 at 9:20 am

      Thanks Chiggy. I hadn’t thought about slippers for the plane -good idea. For the bottom of the slippers I used some thin wadding, but next week I will give you the slipper pattern 😉

  2. Tom on September 26, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    I can’t load the blog post after this one about the Free pattern ballerina slippers. It says the page doesn’t exists.

    • lizhaywood on September 27, 2016 at 9:43 am

      Thanks for letting me know Tom -I’m still trying to fix it.

      • lizhaywood on September 29, 2016 at 10:39 pm

        It’s fixed now! Enjoy making your slippers Tom!

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