In the course of The Garbage Experiment we have had to retire some jeans. I always save a few pairs, or just the legs, to have patching material around. But what to do with 6 pair of jeans? I am sort of afraid of denim as a craft material. We have all seen those sad denim creations that look like the rag bag puked up a hairball. But, there are others that make the most workaday material shine. The jeans are waiting for me and here is some inspiration.
Some quilts from Gee's Bend
Loretta Pettway, ca. 1970, denim.
Stella Pettway, Work Clothes Quilt