This is how you shorten your jeans while keeping the original hem! A great trick to reattaching the hem will keep your jeans from looking unfinished: http://www.ehow.com/how_2305591_reattach-original-jeans-hem.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=inline&utm_campaign=fanpage
Hookin' on Hump Day #113: Link Party for the Fiber Arts
This isn't in English but one can see how it's done from the illustrations... looks to be totes upcycled from T-shirts or other sleeveless tops. Cute fabrics! And they're lined. Could be nice gift for a teacher.