Glue a Thrifted Quilt to Your Jeans and Fall in Love With the Results

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
4 Materials
30 Minutes

Glue a thrifted quilt to your jeans and fall in love with the results.

I’m going to show you how to make some adorable accents on a pair of plain and boring jeans.

Grab your jeans and thrifted quilt and let’s get crafting!

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Tools and materials:

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Jeans
  • Quilt
Creating cut-out shape

1. Create your cut-out shape

 Take some paper and scissors and make your cut-out shape. I’m going to make a heart.

To make a heart, fold the paper in half, and draw half a heart along the folded edge. Cut out the heart with your scissors.

Cutting fabric

2. Trace and cut

Lay the heart down on your quilt and cut a square around the heart. Figure out where you want to make the patchwork on your jeans. 

Heart cut-out

Then lay your heart on your jeans, trace and cut out a heart shape.

Gluing fabric patch

3. Glue in the patch

Turn your jeans inside out and grab your glue gun. Apply hot glue around the edges of the heart. 

Gluing fabric patch

Lay the quilt cut-out face down and press on it to glue it to the jeans. 

Gluing fabric patch

Cut off any extra fabric once the glue has dried. Turn your jeans the right way out and admire your work.

Gluing fabric patch

DIY heart jeans

DIY heart jeans

DIY heart jeans

I love this fun patchwork look. Best of all, this project doesn’t require any sewing and is incredibly easy to create.

What do you think? Leave me a comment and let me know. 

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Suggested materials:
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Jeans
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  • Nid49678102 Nid49678102 on Feb 23, 2024

    You gave me an awesome idea 💡 (they’re already cut out)

    I just going to glue some material to them, to cover knee holes!!! I was going to make them short for summer but 😆🤣💝🙌🙏🏻❤️🇵🇷gracias