We continue sharing ideas on how to upcycle your old denim, and today’s roundup will tell you about denim coasters and placemats. Rocking such items is a great idea for a relaxed and casual meal and can be a nice idea for coming Independence Day. Let’s take a look!
This is a cute and practical idea for old jeans. Turn them into denim placemats for all year fun, but the will be especially useful for those outdoor summer meals! This upcycled denim placemat is easy to make and will make a great addition to your summer table. The tiny pocket is perfect for cutlery or a place card. Not only will you be making something useful, but you’ll be keeping some of those worn out jeans from the trash, too.
If your favorite jeans are sadly past the point of wearability, give them new life as cute rolled coasters that protect your furniture from damp glasses. Pick up fabric glue at your local craft store for a few dollars, and you’re on your way to DIYing this super cute craft. Enjoy placing the finished cute coasters under your favorite drink, or wrap together with a length of ribbon and gift someone special with them.
These no-sew coasters are free and easy, and get lots of compliments. Kids could easily make sets of these to give as gifts! These are cute and casual coasters that won’t take much time and everyone will compliment you all the time.
If you have a pile of denim leftover from making jean shorts, skirts, or just plain worn-out jeans. The back pockets of the jeans struck inspiration to create these DIY coasters, and the unique back pocket decoration on jeans makes each set of denim coasters a one-of-a-kind. These DIY coasters are machine washable. The author recommends tossing them into a garment bag in the washing machine. Washing will only add character to the frayed edges and worn denim look. A set of these denim DIY coasters would make a great gift for a hostess or your mom.
These cute denim coasters are fairly quick projects that are great for using up scraps and for upcycling, and they also make great gifts! Make a couple coasters, buy a pretty mug and add some tea bags (or coffee), and voilà! You have a fun gift. Wool-blend felt is used to back these coasters. Felt is great for backing coasters as it is heat resistant so will help to protect your furniture and is a lot less slippery than a plain cotton backing.
We all have the pair of beloved jeans that we wore to bits, but don’t have the heart to throw away or donate. So, instead give new life to your denim and make them into DIY coasters with this sewing tutorial. Fray denim without damaging the fabric and make coasters your guests will want to use. These coasters make great sewing projects for the beginner sewer, and they’re also a fun DIY home decor project you’ll want to give as DIY gifts! These coasters are a great way to practice and to experiment embroidery stitches on, so feel free to add your own twist to this project!
Repurposing your old clothes to make things for the home is fun. Old denim jeans are a perfect material for repurposing and upcycling within the home. Denim is so robust and all the lovely shades of indigo that it comes in can look fabulous. The downside is that old jeans can be difficult to sew, especially all the interesting bits like the waistbands, pockets and seams. These fabric placemats cost virtually nothing to make as they are made from repurposed materials. You can add more placemats for your collection every time you wear out an old pair of jeans. Each mat takes about 30 mins to 1 hour to make.