Easy Denim

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Easy Denim Pattern


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Sewing: Easy Denim
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Home Decor



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing skills
  • Optional: Machine Appliqu(c)

Pattern Description:

This pillow is a wonderful example for a Think Green! project re-using discarded clothing. (Denim) Shirts are great for making very cool pillow covers since the button-facing does very nicely as closure and makes the inserting of a zipper unnecessary.
The other side of the pillow - the side which is cut from the back of the shirt - is embellished with machine-appliqu(c)d flowers. Continuing with the green theme, the flowers were cut from vintage blue and white bed linen from old Bavarian farmhouses.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • variable; e.g. 16 x 24 or 40 cm x 60 cm


  • A pillow inlay
  • An old Denim shirt
  • Optional: Scraps for appliqu(c)

You Will Also Need:

  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • Ruler
  • Fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Matching sewing thread
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sewing machine
  • Optional:
  • fusible interfacing
  • Paper scissors
  • AccuCut GO! fabric cutter
  • Die Funky Flowers
  • Machine embroidery thread

About Designer

About Designer

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Quilt around the World
by juhu
Munich in the south of Germany
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Jutta and Johann have been working together for over two years setting up the platform for their new independent and international online quilt magazine Quilt around the World (www.quilt-around-the-world.com). Johann concentrates mainly on the technical issues, but is very involved in the design process of every project Jutta tackles for Quilt around the World.
Johann is Austrian and started ...

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