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« on: September 27, 2011 12:56:47 PM »

It took me forever and a day (Or so) but I finished my couch in thrifted jeans.  I'm so proud of myself!

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Figured out the piecing here in the back that unfortunately no one will see.

Thanks for looking.  I hope this is the right place to post this!

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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2011 01:02:22 PM »

pretty great...I would love to do something like this in the band room...I bet it will be very sturdy and almost indestructible!

Wow--looks like you spent a lot of time cutting and piecing, but it turned out really well!

I actually like all the little piecing bits on back and also the side arms...great place for the remotes! Grin

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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2011 01:04:13 PM »

Oh my goodness. That is amazing.  Such a great idea too.  The denim is hardwearing enough for upholstery fabric and I love the shades of blue and the way you have kept the pockets on the sides for storage.  
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2011 01:36:13 PM »

This rocks!

I love the stripes that run all along the back of the couch.  Super cool!
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2011 01:40:00 PM »

This rocks!

It is so great - and what a big work. Love the pockets.

« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2011 02:42:14 PM »

I agree about the stripes - fab! It looks really good, well done. Lets hope young friends don't hide 'surprises' in the pockets!
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2011 02:53:37 PM »

Wow, so much work, it turned out great!  I agree that the way you worked with the different shades of denim is really lovely.  It's so cute and funky and I can picture all kinds of pillows to go with it, too!

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« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2011 03:18:08 PM »

Um yeah that pretty much rocks. I have a ton of old jeans I need to do something with. I was gonna make a cloak but this is on the verge of beating that idea.

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« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2011 03:46:26 PM »

Excuse me for pointing out the obvious but THIS ROCKS!
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2011 10:16:34 PM »

If I was still in my out of sanity hippie phase 7 years ago ( I have always been a bit hippie/gothic/punky, being that I was born in the early 70's :p)  I would have so copied this idea! I totally love the pockets on the side arms! Great for books, controllers, and 20 ounce soda bottles:p

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