This quick denim quilt project is one I made to get myself out of a sewing ‘rut’. It uses old jeans and leftover fabric strips.
I started with a stack of 7″ denim squares from old jeans. I actually bought them pre-cut from someone else who was destashing on eBay.
Adding some colour
Once I’d added my strips to all my squares I tried various layouts on the floor.
I sewed my rows together as per the layout I had decided on but stopped where I was missing a square of plain denim to fill up the gaps.
Sewing Rows & Filling Gaps
I used my walking foot and a denim needle and quilted straight horizontal lines across my quilt.
I used the offcuts of the backing from the top of the quilt and hand sewed it down to cover the exposed batting.
Fix for a Short Quilt Back