Wednesday, July 25, 2012

DIY Jean Cushions




You Will Need.

A Pair of Old Jeans
A Zipper
Sewing Machine
Scissors
Needle and Thread
Cushion Stuffing
Grey Lead
Ruler


1. Start with a pair of your old Jeans. Decide how big you want your cushion and cut your pieces accordingly adding 2cm each direction.
(Do not destroy any pockets you will need them later)

2. With Grey led run a line 1cm in from each edge around the fabric, this will be your sewing line.

3. Lay the Fabric so that the fronts of them are in the centre and pin them together along the edges.

4. Undo the Zipper and lay each side separately in place on the edge of the cushion, make sure that the only part overhanging the grey led line is the zipper itself, all fabric attached to the zipper should be on the inside of the square you have drawn, pin it in place.
 
5. Using the sewing Machine sew around the fabric following the line that was drawn in step 2.

6. Pull Your Pillow around the right way by pulling the inside of it out. Now you have to sew on your pockets, cut the back pockets off your jeans and remove the backing so that they are just the part that you see. Now sew them on your cushions positioned as you wish, you will need to do this by hand using a blanket stitch

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