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Flower child flair in a jiffy!
My fantastic new-to-me crocheted tunic (thrifted for only a €1!) definitely deserved some equally awesome bohemian bottoms…so I snatched a pair of loose fitting jeans from my stash, grabbed my scissors & got to work!

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  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 1
    Step 1

    Snag a pair of loose fitting jeans & a bunch of scraps

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 2
    Step 2

    flip the jeans inside out & open up the side seams to the top of the thigh area

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 3
    Step 3

    flip right side out & snip some randomly placed holes of various shapes & sizes out of the front of the jean legs

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 4
    Step 4

    select & arrange your patches

    *doilies & bits of lace make great peek-a-boo patches – simply stitch a bright scrap of fabric behind them if you don’t want to flash some skin

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 5
    Step 5

    stitch on all of your patches, either from the wrong side of the jeans facing down…

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 6
    Step 6

    or on the right side of the jeans facing up

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 7
    Step 7

    for a bit of extra detail I added the remains of the embroidery left over from my "batty no more top" to the jean hems

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 8
    Step 8

    re-stitch the sides of the legs together and enjoy your groovy new jeans!

  • How to make jeans. Snatch ‘Em & Patch ‘Em Jeans - Step 9
    Step 9

    Boho chic perfection!

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