Transform Old Denim into Placemats



Here is one of the most interesting ideas of upcycled placemats made out of old pairs of jeans!

The materials:

  • Kid’s jeans
  • Adult jeans
  • Backing fabric
  • No-sew fabric adhesive tape
  • Iron
  • Scissors or rotary cutter
  • Sewing machine
  • Seam ripper
Half Square Triangle Rag Quilt Pattern: with Up-cycled Denim and Precuts
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Brown, Sarah (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
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Connie Swander
Connie Swander

Can’t wait to try this.

where r the directions?

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Click on the “more info” link and search denim placemat

Reply to  Damon

Too hard to find the search icon, I will not be bothering with this site anymore. No freaking directions!

Reply to  Damon

@Peggy: You have a big search icon on the top right of the site…I cannot make it even bigger…. This is the usual search icon and the normal place for a search icon…sorry if you cannot find it but you are the first one in 8 years to complain about this…


I found a list of things you need but not even one complete picture of the denim placement to see how its put together and no backside pucture and ZERO instructions. Is that normal? I may be on a site I can’t use.

Bert Jones
Bert Jones
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Peggy, see my comment/complaint on this. Then go here:

Bert Jones
Bert Jones

The link I clicked on was supposed to take me to the directions. I searched for “denim placemats” and the only thing it showed me was to click on a link that BROUGHT ME RIGHT BACK TO THIS PAGE. I FINALLY found the tiny little “more info”, clicked that which took me to another blog. I then had to find another TINY LINK, to “the Thrifty Couple” who ACTUALLY came up with the idea, made the placemats, got the props, took the time and photographed the finished product, wrote out the directions, added wonderful photography, they posted it all… Read more »


Can’t find directions

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