Quilt Using Old Jeans – Denim Quilting!

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  • sarah

    Love this idea, have many old jeans..Thanks for this video.:-) 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  • Debbie Greene

    What backing for the Jean quilt ? My grandson is in college and would love this !!!!!
    How about his school colors fabric ?

  • Linda

    I will sometimes use 100% cotton upholstery fabric in a coordinating color/print which has a heavy weave like denim when piecing jeans quilt. I machine wash and dry the upholstery fabric first so it has shrunk. But beware unraveling edges.

  • Leeanna Brunsell

    Do you use batt and backing with these quilts? Don’t they get heavy?

  • Sam

    what type of thread and size of needle would you put on your machine to get the best results with a jean quilt?

    • JenniferMSQC

      Try a 70/10 – 110/18 needle size and a heavy or extra heavy thread. You can find denim thread, too.

  • Tina

    I always cut the flat fell seams out first. If you are making totes or want to add ties and a handle for carrying your picnic quilt they are perfect. You can also braid them for a more substantial handle and they look and work very well.

    • JenniferMSQC

      Great suggestions, Tina. Thanks for sharing!!