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Perfect Denim Placemats

Picture perfect denim placemats for your next dinner party

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It’s time to repurpose those old jeans that don’t quite fit anymore into decorative denim placemats for your table. These add the perfect look of cool and distressed to your tabletop decor and will be great for the next dinner party you host.

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You’ll need a few pairs of old jeans or denim scraps, fabric scissors, a sewing machine, or liquid stitch if you don’t know how to sew. If you don’t have any old jeans laying around, go to the thrift store and buy some!

1-Cut the legs of your jeans

First, using the leg of your denim jeans or the scraps, cut six strips of fabric that are about 16 inches long and 2 inches wide.

2-Cut the pieces into smaller strips

Next, cut 8 strips of fabric into pieces that are about 13 inches long and 2 inches wide.

3-Weave the strips of fabric

After cutting the strips of fabric, weave them by using a basic weave where you put one over and one under and then reverse in the opposite direction.

4-Pin them together and sew

Once you finish weaving the fabric, pin them all together. You can either sew them together or liquid stitch them together if you don’t know how to sew. Make sure to sew all of the open edges.

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As you wash and dry these placemats, they will continue to gain a more distressed look. The edges will fray which will give it a cool, chic look. They will elevate your tabletop decor and get rid of some of those jeans that you never wear anymore!

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