A student has created a pair of eco-jeans that are made from wood.
Dawn Ellams has created the denims as part of a PHD project at the School of Textiles and Design in Galashiels.
They have been made from a sustainable material that is created by pulping wood, which does not use pesticides like cotton production.
The denim effect has been printed on digitally, a process that uses a fifth less water, energy and chemicals than it takes to dye a conventional pair of jeans.
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