I made this for my old roommate, JSto. She gave me complete creative freedom (she should trust me, we did live together for 3 years), and I took that freedom to try something new.
I took 5 yards of ribbon and handsewed it in a lovely, loopy pattern along the hem.
And I put the last bit of ribbon that I had on the back pockets.
"Why are the back pockets different?" Matt asked. "It's cool," I informed him. "Oh," he replied, sounding unconvinced.
And... here's a detail of the ribbon that I'm so proud of:
I am going to start selling these. So.... If you have an old pair of jeans that you want me to turn into a skirt? Email me (marseeah(at)gmail(dot)com). Depending on what sort of embellishment you want (ribbon, beading, embroidery, etc), they're going to cost between $40 and $60. With a simple ribbon design being 40, beading or a hard ribbon design at 50, and the embroidery at 60.
And if you want a refresher on how damn cute the skirts are, check out the flickr set of the ones I've made. And I've got two more in the works, which I'll post on here when I finish them.
(PS? This is scary for me. What if all of you don't like the skirts now that I want money for them? What if no one likes my skirts, and everyone thinks that I am Bad at Sewing?)