this is an old pair of jeans that i love, but they’ve got three holes in them. i was okay with that for a while but now – maybe because it’s so cold out – i decided it was time to patch them up.
here are some images i found around the web and saved as inspiration for my project:
i really liked the idea of using different shades of denim and prints with blue in them…
this patch of fabric is actually the inside of a pocket from an old pair of jeans, but i love the way it looks – and it fit perfectly over the large hole in the knee of my jeans!
i used scraps of old denim for the other patches:
and here’s the finished product!
i think they look much better. the only thing i’m not sure about is whether i should do something to the bottoms or not – i might attempt something like this (the genetic patched flare):
…but i can’t decide. what do you guys think?