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« on: September 01, 2004 12:40:16 PM »

I have alot of old blue jeans nobody fits anymore and I am thinking about making them into a quilt but have no idea where to start please help!!!!!!
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evaberry
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2004 12:55:25 AM »

How about these instructions: http://www.homemadesimple.com/living/denim_throw.shtml

Gives a lovely chenille-y surface!
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Gia8
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2005 10:28:56 AM »

I've made many blue jean quilts (gave 5 bed-sized ones for Christmas) & the best advice I can give to anyone making them is that they use commercial laundromats to wash & dry their finished quilts. In the beginning I used my washer & dryer at home & had a flood when the small threads clogged the hose on my machine.
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sarybow
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2005 11:38:05 AM »

Similar to the HomeMadeSimple link but with the addition of flannel which also frays nicely, I recently followed (pretty closely) the instructions from this site using denim and flannel:
http://joannspatterns.com/Too%20e-z%20denim%20quilt.htm
You will end up with something that looks like this:
http://quilting.about.com/library/0lib/bl0jeans_galjoey.htm

Good Luck!

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