Cut work and the fray effect

Hopefully you have had a go at experimenting with the fray effect.  Lets take this one step further. Cut 2 pieces of recycled denim (from your jean legs) approx 6 x 6 inch.  I would use either 2 different coloured jean legs to give contrast or if using the same jean leg – turn one upside down.  Lay the two pieces on top of each other and draw a basic design on the top piece.  Stitch along the lines of your drawn design – stitching through both layers of jeans.  (Think about how to use the warp and weft to your advantage.   Straight sewing along the warp and the weft… Read More

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