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  1. General Chat
    My son actually got me started with my "Blue Jean Challenge". A little background....ds#4 has a favorite pair of jeans that he WILL NOT let me throw in the rag bag -its his favorite pair. Sooo...I have been patching & repairing them everytime they get a new rip. This got me to thinking..I have 2...
  2. General Chat
    On Friday, March 13, 2009, Jean Chatzky will offer her new book, The Difference, as a free download exclusively on Come back on Friday for your free copy! What can The Difference teach you? The top five things you can do to not just survive but thrive during tough times The eight...
  3. Green Living
    I've been working on a blue jean quilt made from my xfoster daughters dad's blue jeans and shirts. After getting my squares cut I had these pieces leftover and made up aprons. Have a couple more pinned together but not finished yet.
  4. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Serving Size : 10 4 c macaroni 10 c water 4 c mixed vegetables, frozen 2 tbsps butter 2 tbsps flour 1/2 tsp salt dash pepper 2 c milk, 1% lowfat 4 c cheddar cheese -- grated 1 tomato -- sliced 10 saltine crackers -- crushed sprig parsley Bring water to...
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    Come check it out and see what's happening in Jean's life! Be inspired and motivated on your frugal and creative journey.
  6. Quilting I've just much fun! and now I have a reason for saving all dh's old worn out jeans! :D
  7. Sewing
    ~I guess it's more of a storage cube than a bucket but see for yourself at .~
  8. Sewing
    The button came apart on my favorite jeans and I don't know how to get it back on. Does anyone know? I would really hate to have to get rid of these jeans
  9. Pregnancy
    MY dr had put me on the induction list because of my latent labouring going on 3 weeks. that was August2, for either the 4th or 5th. Well the call never came from the hospital. I was ready to DIE! Then of course that spiralled into the depressed and not caring anymore. Had ym check up on...
  10. Hobbies this looks really easy, and I thought u might get a kick out of recycling old jeans.!!!
  11. Sewing I am gonna try this! ~Tracy~
  12. Sewing
    Materials Needed: 1 pair old jeans with back pockets and good zipper Iron on patch (optional) Instructions: Cut out back pockets, leaving about 1" around pocket. Remove zipper from front fly. Cut inseam along legs keeping the seam as a strip. With fronts together, sew zipper centered at top...
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  14. Sewing
    Well, it finally resurfaced. This is the little purse I made for Amanda from the legs I cut off a pair of jeans that I hemmed for her. The jeans already had the ruffle around the bottom of the leg, so I thought it made a cute purse top. I just cut another piece for the strap and serged the...
  15. Sewing
    I found directions on another site to make a little tote out of old jeans. I wanted to make one for the girls, so I used a pair of Kathryn's old jeans. It's supposed to have that 'frayed' look, which I'm not too fond of, but Lauren loves it. She even picked out the shark FQ to make the lining...
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  18. Sewing
    How cute!!    
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