#67: Zoe and Julia Sew with Reclaimed Denim

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#67: Zoe and Julia Sew with Reclaimed Denim

Back in August, myself and friend-of-the-podcast Julia Hincks attended a class where we explored the possibilities of denim reclaimed from unwanted jeans. As predominantly garment sewers, Julia and I were encouraged out of our comfort zone at craft studio Made & Making, and nudged into the realms of homeware and accessories. In this little episode, we share what new skills we learned, and what we came home with…

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Sew a pan stew or hay madam! This other post (in Dutch) gives more information. 

This episode features Julia Hincks. Her website is House of Miss Sew and you can find her at @juliahincks on Instagram. 

She previously featured on

Ep. #10: Overlockers & Coverstich Machines with Julia Hincks

Ep. #27: Zoe & Julia go Rag Rugging

Ep. #53: First Birthday / Ask Me Anything with Zoe, Julia & Naomi

If you haven’t already, make sure you listen to Ep. #26: Harvesting Materials with Eliu Hernandez. Eliu specialises in repurposing as materials from unwanted jeans for his epic quilts and other projects.  

Made & Making is a craft and making studio based in Hassocks, Sussex. They are also on Instagram @madeandmaking

The next Denim Day workshop is taking place on 20th March 2023. Visit their website for more details and to book a place.

Read about my patchwork denim dungarees, which have been mentioned numerous times before on this podcast!

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1 comment on “#67: Zoe and Julia Sew with Reclaimed Denim

  1. Kat says:

    Love the “on the spot” different format for this episode!

    A favourite denim reuse idea source for me is Don Kim’s YouTube channel. He remakes used clothing into really practical, bags with a “luxury” look, and the vast majority of them have either denim elements, or are entirely made from denim.


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