DIY Distressed Denim Skirt

DIY Distressed Denim Skirt

My fabric stash was full of old denim, so it was high time to use up some of the old ripped jeans! 😀

old denim jeans refashion

I used parts of dark blue and light blue, partially faded, distressed, ripped old jeans and turned them into an A-line denim skirt.

DIY ripped denim skirt refashion
Piece of denim appliqued with machine satin stitch at the zipper closure
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Frayed pant legs at the side of the skirt
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Mended rip

turn denim jeans into denim skirt

It was such a fun project cobbling together all those odd shaped fabric pieces, cutting here a bit and there, fraying a hem, and sewing it together again.

DIY denim mending

I used brown sewing thread matching the color of the original thread.

distressed destroyed denim skirt refashion

Part of the old jeans were badly torn and frayed.

how to mend ripped denim jeans pants

Here you’ll find my tutorial how to mend ripped jeans.

frayed denim patch sewing
Two rows of machine stitching to fake the look of professional topstitching on jeans
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Piecing at the hem
Back view of the DIY distressed denim skirt
Back view of distressed denim skirt
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Front view

diy denim jean skirt refashion

DIY Distressed Denim Skirt

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