Tips for Using Denim in Quilts

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Great Info for Working with Old Jeans or New Fabric!

Quilts made from old denim jeans are sturdy, interesting and tend to attract a lot of attention. They’re also warm and inviting and make lovely memory quilts (click here for denim quilt patterns).





New denim fabric is just as cozy and can be used successfully in quilts. In fact, lightweight denim can be handled similarly to cotton quilting fabric. However, denim from jeans requires heavy duty tools, needles and thread.

Tips for Using Denim in Quilts

Suzy from Suzy Quilts has written an excellent article about sewing with denim. You’ll find many useful tips for incorporating denim into quilts, whether it be new fabric or pieces salvaged from jeans.

Click here for the “A Quilty Adventure Part I: How to Sew with Denim” article.

 



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