Monday, December 26, 2011

Old Fashion Tacked Denim Quilt

I've been working for several months on a quilt for my Dad. He has told me many times that when he was a boy he loved his denim quilts. So, I decided to make him one and give it to him as a Christmas present.

I managed to finish the quilt in time, it didn't cost me a single cent, and he loved it!

I used recycled denim {from every closet in my extended family} and backed it with a flannel sheet that my sister gave me. It really didn't need batting as it was very heavy. Eight pounds! I already had the thread to tack it with as well. I made sure to use a sheet big enough to fold over for the binding because it is just easier for me to do it that way.

How'd it turn out?


Missy said...

Your quilt is beautiful! What a thoughtful gift with so much love put into it! I"m sure your dad will cherish for many years to come.

Dollwood Farms said...

Wow, I love it and what a good idea. I made a quilt for my mom this Christmas too. :)

Deborah Jean at Dandelion House said...

Just amazing! That's how it turned out! Way to up cycle girl!!!

Alana Jo said...

Thanks everyone.

Kathy Felsted Usher said...

Very nice, a truly thoughtful gift.