Monki loves denim

Monki loves denim! No matter if they’re high waisted, super stretch or mom fit, jeans are truly the apple of our eye. Right now we’re a little bit in love (or a lot) with the distressed/DIY-ed/hack/customised denim street style trend, so we decided to have a denim-hack day and customise our #monkistyle jeans.
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You will need: A ruler or tape measure  Chalk Embroidery cotton Jeans  Step 1: Mark them Choose where you’ll embroider your jeans, then mark guide lines in chalk so it's straight and neat!  Step 2: Sketch With our guide lines in place we then carefully sketched out our statement.   Step 3: Stitch them Now you have your sketch, start stitching! Malou used a ‘split stitch’, but any stitch you want will do.  Step 3: Wear them! You so deserve a Hi-5! Now go wear those babes with pride! Jeanious!

You will need: A ruler or tape measure Chalk Embroidery cotton Jeans Step Mark them Choose where you’ll embroider your jeans, then mark guide lines in chalk so it's straight and neat! Step Sk (Diy Clothes Line)

You will need: Sharp scissors  Tape measure or ruler  Chalk  Jeans Step 1: Mark them Mark a straight line across on the front panel of your jeans around 7cm up from the bottom.  Step 2: Cut them First cut up the front panel of the jeans, 1/2 cm in from the side hem. You don’t want to cut directly on the hem. Then, cut across the jeans following the chalk line you marked.  Step 4: Wear them Ta-dah! Your new uneven hems are ready to to frame a killer pair of shoes like our lace ups. Jeanious!

You will need: Sharp scissors Tape measure or ruler Chalk Jeans Step Mark…(Diy Ropa Jeans)

You will need: Measuring tape or ruler Chalk, scissors and jeans. Step 1: Mark them Mark a straight line across your jeans around 10cm up from your hem. Step 2: Cut them First cut off the hems to create a raw edge. Then cut up the length of your jeans and stop at your chalk line. Repeat spacing the cuts 1cm apart to create your fringe. Step 3: Wash them Wash your jeans! This helps to create the raw edge fringe effect. Step 4: Wear them Ta-dah! Your new customised jeans are ready. Jeanious!

Shop Kimomo No matter if they’re high waisted, super stretch or mom fit, jeans are truly the apple of our eye. Right now at Monkiville we’re a little bit in love (or a lot) with the distressed/DIY-ed/hack/customised denim street s

You will need: Sharp scissors, an iron and jeans Step 1: Cut them Carefully unpick the hem seam. Be patient, it’s tricky, small sharp scissors are best.   Step 2: Roll them out Roll out the hem.  Step 3: Iron them Iron the hem flat.  Step 4: Wear them Ta-dah! You’re now the proud owner of srsly simple and srsly stylish customised jeans. Jeanious!

You will need: Sharp scissors, an iron and jeans Step Cut them Carefully…

You will need: Small sharp scissors  Un-picker  Jeans  Step 1: Un-pick them Carefully un-pick the stitching of your pockets using small sharp scissors or an un-picker. Be patient! You don’t want to accidentally cut your jeans.  Step 2: Wear them Your new customised jeans are pocket-less and ready to wear! Got mad sewing skills? Re-sew the pockets back on but in a slightly different place so you can see the dark denim patch. You’ll need a sewing machine and needles that can sew through denim.

You will need: Small sharp scissors Un-picker Jeans Step Un-pick them…

You will need: Iron-on patches, pins and badges  An iron  Denim jacket  Step 1: Place them Take some time placing and planning where you want your patches and pins to go.  Step 2: Iron them When you’re happy, iron the patches in place.   Step 3: Wear them Ta-dah! Your new customized denim jacket is pimped up with patches and pins and ready to be your trans-seasonal jacket win. Jeanious!  P.S. If you’re clothes are beyond a little customization to upcycle them, recycle them at Monki!

You will need: Iron-on patches, pins and badges An iron Denim jacket Step

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