Denim Picnic Quilt Part 2: Cutting


Denim Picnic Quilt Part 2: Cutting

Make quilts from used denim jeans for rugged picnic quilts with this detailed series of tutorials. The Denim Picnic Quilt has a removable underside made from a vinyl tablecloth to keep wet grass from soaking the quilt. Part 2 of this series demonstrates how to cut the jeans into pieces for the quilt.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteA week or two

Primary TechniquePieced


This is Part 2 of the Denim Picnic Quilt tutorial. Find the other parts of this series below:

Part 1: Materials

Part 3: Piecing

Part 4: Binding

Part 5: Adding Snaps

Why You'll Love This Quilt

Here at our quilting website, we are excited to share with you the top 3 reasons to make the Denim Picnic Quilt project:

1. Eco-Friendly: By upcycling old denim jeans into a beautiful picnic quilt, you are not only reducing waste but also giving new life to materials that would have otherwise been thrown away. This project is a great way to be environmentally conscious and create something useful and stylish at the same time.

2. Durability: Denim is known for its sturdy and rugged qualities, making it the perfect material for a picnic quilt that will withstand outdoor use. The added vinyl tablecloth underside provides extra protection from moisture, ensuring that your quilt will stay clean and dry during your picnics and outdoor gatherings.

3. Personalization: One of the best parts of quilting is the ability to create something unique and personalized. With the Denim Picnic Quilt project, you have the freedom to choose the denim pieces and layout that reflect your own style and creativity. Whether you prefer a classic denim look or want to mix in different colors and patterns, this project allows you to make a quilt that is truly one-of-a-kind.

We hope these reasons inspire you to embark on the Denim Picnic Quilt project and create a beautiful and practical quilt that you can enjoy for years to come. Happy quilting!

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