Fabric upcycle: make a chicken door stop
September 11, 2014 – 5:55 am | No Comment

To make this chicken door stop I used the template kindly offered by Bake and Sew. I adjusted the sizes in mine to make it a little larger by adding 4 cm on each …

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Denim doorstopper

Submitted by on January 18, 2015 – 3:58 amNo Comment


These are my latest chicken doorstoppers, this time I made them out of denim.  I have a lot of denim skirts and jeans that I don’t wear anymore…sadly some don’t fit me anymore, though I’d rather say they are outdated. Anyway they are perfect for making new things like my chicken doorstoppers. I like that the denim is not flat, which gives movement and character to the fabric. Especially one of the chickens has a pocket mark, where there used to be a pocket I had removed to attach to an apron I made as part of my homemade Christmas presents. I used a different fabric for the bottom to add colour while the crest and beak are made of felt. The buttons are perfect for the eyes.

recycled denim_doorstoppers



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