Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Pin-Did Challenge, round 1

I love a challenge.
 
And when that challenge involves my beloved Pinterest, how can I say no? So of course, the moment I read Amanda's post about her Pin-did Challenge, I knew I was doing it.


I've said it before, but I actually do a lot of the things I pin, so this wasn't really a challenge, it was just fun.
I've been sorting through my boys' clothes this week getting ready for the change of seasons and found several things that needed mending. Little boy jeans are not fun to mend. They're too small to really do with the machine, and I'm just not such a fan of hand-sewing denim patches. Then I remembered this pin:
So I got to work. This worn out knee

 soon became...


Only after I finished did I realize that I forgot to put any teeth, so he looks a little more cookie-monsterish. Oh, well. I'm really not sure how well this is going to hold up against my two-year old, but it will be fun for a little while anyway.

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16 comments:

  1. That just became my favorite pair of jeans!

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  2. Very fun for your little guy!

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  3. Oh man, that's the cutest thing ever! My 3 year old daughter doesn't wear out of the knees of her jeans (must be a boy thing), but if she ever does this is totally how I'll be mending them!!

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  4. Okay this made me laugh...I love it! How cute! I used to spend a ridiculous amount of time in high school obsessing over how to "decorate" my jean rips. Wow, that brought back memories... Thanks Toni!

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  5. Oh that's brilliant! Jamie has a pair that I was going to try and fix up they'd be perfect for this.

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  6. What a wonderful patch! Cookie monster is the best.

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  7. Thats so great! the boys will love them!!

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  8. That's hilarious! I love it!

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  9. Terrible and cute at the same time! Wonderful! I wonder what I could turn the holes in my girls' jeans into. Hmm...

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  10. oh my gosh, this is so darling! must try on the next pair that busts a hole...

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  11. That has got to be The cutest way to repair a little boy's pair of jeans.

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  12. It is very cute indeed! What a great challenge - I can't wait to see what you do next!

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