Recycle Clothing for a Scrappy Picnic Quilt |
Vary the Colors and Size to Accommodate Old Clothing You Have on Hand!
Recycle old denim jeans, flannel shirts and pajamas into a wonderful picnic quilt. It’s perfect for spreading on the ground for fireworks, outdoor music events and more. Or, keep it in your car for times when you need some extra warmth.
The quilt is constructed with a quilt-as-you-go technique that’s perfect for beginners. There is no batting, but softened denim and cozy flannels provide warmth.
Depending on the number and sizes of old jeans you have to work with, the finished size of the quilt will vary. Two construction methods are included to accommodate different styles of jeans.
The clever pattern is from Double Nickle Quilts. Read it through and head to the thrift store, if needed, to produce a quilt of the size and colors you want.
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