I thought I would bring you an update on the wild jeans. They came about because I needed a new pair of jeans before lockdown March 2020 and hadn't got round to going shopping for some. Then of course there were consecutive lockdowns. I will not buy a pair of jeans unless I can try them on and all changing rooms have been closed even when visiting shops became available. I have momentously bought new jeans in the M&S sale this week.
The patching started with a little weak spot on the knee and progressed every month for sixteen months. Sometimes they just needed a little embroidery and other times they needed a full patch. This is where they are now. You can see the front crotch patch which is not the prettiest but it had to be done to save them. I have also made a severe dent in all the little iron patches I bought when the children were small but never used. That is how I came to have a water melon on my bum!
I always get comments about them when I wear them - all good so for, or maybe that is just my inflated sense of self-esteem! Anyway the journey continues. My new fabric belt looks well alongside them and I will be making more of these. If anyone is interested, the top is a super easy pattern from Maria Denmark called the day to night drape top perfect for the summer sunshine.
Have you got any visible mending achievements, do tell?