5/27/2008

Tightwad Tuesday


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 Save Those Blue Jeans!


I saved blue jeans till I ran out of room for anymore. Thought I had enough to finish my sons rag quilt but had to ask friends for a few more donations. It was well worth the wait. The quilt only cost me 10.00 to make as I got the backing material 1/2 off. It is twin plus size.


My daughter has made countless purses and packs from old jeans. We have also made placemats, skirts from jeans, pillows, and door jam draft keepers.


 



 


8 comments:

  1. I have been wanting to make one for a long time now. I love these when you put a flannel backings and outside border on them. I haven't made one ....yet. Thanks for the inspiration. I need to get on this soon.


    Blessings and ((HUGS)) my SSiC

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    -Mary


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  2. Very nice! I envy you crafty gals! I just don't have the patience to do a lot of that kind of stuff. I prefer to write devotions. :-)

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  3. Oh, so thrifty, but more than that it is a labor of love and so will be treasured far longer than a store bought quilt. (Not that you could find such a quilt these days.) Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your kind words. Blessings,

    Jenn

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  4. I guess we will just have to enjoy each other's gifts!

    LOL! And I do appreciate how God has gifted you -- I think it is amazing what you have done with your gifting.

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  5. I've never seen a blue jean quilt before. That is so frugal and crafty. It really is lovely.

    http://ellenfunlearning.blogspot.com/

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  6. belindaletchfordMay 28, 2008 at 12:42 AM

    I'd love to see a photo of the denim placemats too. Sounds like a great idea.


    Belinda

    www.lifestyle-homeschool.com

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  7. I love this quilt! You should include instructions on how you put it together for those of us who need instructions. I would love to make something like this! Have a great day!

    dee

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  8. This is great! I have wanted to do one for a long time with my grandpas flannel shirts.

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