Craft Ideas for Bib Overall Tops

I have several pairs of my husbands old overalls. The legs are worn thin and ripped, but the top bib part is still good fabric. Any ideas what craft I could use these for? I had been saving them to replace the bib clips on a good pair that break, but I have a good supply of those now.


April from NW MO

January 19, 20080 found this helpful

Add a skirt and wear them yourself :)

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January 19, 20080 found this helpful

Hi there.

Just a thought. Try cutting the overalls just below the bib. Turn inside out and stitch across. Turn right way out and fill with pegs. Hang from the line by placing the straps over the line and clipping together.

Goodluck :)

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March 1, 20140 found this helpful

If you still have the bibs from the overalls I would be interested it buying them.

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Anonymous Flag
November 10, 20150 found this helpful

I have 3 or 4 pairs if u are still interested. I am looking for ideas on things I can make from them.

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Anonymous Flag
April 15, 20160 found this helpful

add material to the bib and make an apron

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April 17, 20160 found this helpful

You can make aprons out of the top part. Cut jeans down side leaving the pockets on. Cut on the back off down to the crotch then cut from one side to the other and hem the sides then the bottom. Then take a piece of jean that is good then make a stripe to go around you head to cover the top. Then make a stripes to tie a round you. That way you have a bib apron to wear. I do not have a picture to show how it looks but good luck.

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April 20, 20160 found this helpful

Make denim purses or carry bags & use the bib part as the flap. Claudia from AZ

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