Since I am tall it's challenging to find pants that fit properly. Because of this, when I am out and about at thrift stores and I find a pair that's gloriously long I will buy them, whether I need them or not. I don't advocate buying stuff you don't need but this works well for my pants situation. When the pair I'm wearing shreds I'm not left in the crisis status of being pantsless, I simply go to the drawer and pull out a pair that I've hoarded away.
Anyways, so while it's challenging to find regular jeans that are long enough, it's been nearly impossible to find fun, colored jeans that fit and are reasonable priced.
That got me thinking.....
Since I have a drawer full of denim waiting to be worn why don't I change its color!!!
Frankly, I can't believe it took me so long to think of that.
Jeans, tub, bleach, acrylic paint or fabric dye, salt (optional)
2) Wash jeans in the washing machine - this makes sure all the bleach is gone and the pants are ready to absorb the dye.
4) Soak the jeans in the dye bath stirring frequently.
5) Toss the jeans in the dryer - the color looks very different when it's dry
6) If desired, give the jeans another soak in dye bath