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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  8 reviews
The first title in the exciting new Planet Girl series features 17 in-jean-ious projects that transform old jeans into stylish and functional new clothes and stuff. These affordable projects include easy, step-by-step instructions. Full color.
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Kids Can Press (first published January 11th 2006)
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This "injeanious" spiral bound DIY book encourages thrift and reuse and promotes creativity with seventeen sewing projects made from recycled jeans (or pieces of them). Beginning with tips on working with denim and a four page sewing primer that includes embroidery and applique basics, readers willl learn sewing terms and techniques to get through the next 65 pages.

Step by step instructions teach teen girls how to embellish old or boring dungarees into glam and festive pants with attitude by add
I picked up this book from the library as I prepared for a preteen sewing class I was teaching. I was pretty disappointed that many of the projects tried to take shortcuts by using premade items- for instance, using a placemat as a flap for a purse in order to avoid hemming the edges of a flap made out of denim. This makes it pretty difficult to just jump into a project from this book with items you already have at home. The directions are not fantastic, nor do the pictures of finished projects ...more
Finally, a reliable, well instructed pattern for turning old cut-off jeans into your next favorite skirt. It has directions for things as simple as adding cute cuffs to your jeans, to slippers out of jean pockets, which are only slightly more complicated. An inJEANious little book, with great basics for first time crafters, or back to basics for veterans.

Juvenile crafting books are often overlooked. This one should not be. Makes me want to see if there are any more Planet Girl craft books.

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Definitely for the 6th grade and under set, but chock full of cool projects and clothing modifications.
Who wouldn't want slippers made of from the back pockets of a pair of jeans?
Aug 14, 2011 Angelina rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Ashley Solomon
I want to own this book.
Aug 14, 2011 Ashley rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Virginia Moosbauer
Recommended to Ashley by: Angelina Solomon
Shelves: childrens, 2011
This book is very cool.
new ways to get new pants!
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Ellen Warwick has been crafting since she could hold a pair of scissors. She lives in Toronto.
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