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Upcycled Denim Bracelet
From the Blogger: "This tutorial is for denim lovers. In a few steps, you’ll learn how to make a denim bracelet using your old denim scraps. A super easy project that can be finished under one hour. So, grab some scraps, fabric interfacing, and a button, and start making one for yourself or for your loved ones. This is the perfect way to put to use your old denim shirt or jeans. But if you’re not a fan of denim, freely use other fabric scraps to make the bracelets."
Project TypeMake a Project
Time to CompleteUnder an hour
- Denim fabric (use scraps, old jeans, or shirt)
- Fabric interfacing
- Cotton thread
- Elastic cord
How to Make Your Bracelet
First determine the length and width of your bracelet. Measure your wrist and add 3 cm (mine was 15 + 3 = 18 cm for the length of the panel). The width of the panel was 6 cm. Cut the interfacing based on your denim panel.
Apply the interfacing, on the wrong side of the denim panel. Then, fold 0.5 cm and stitch on both sides.
Before folding, trim the four corners of the panel a bit. Fold the fabric edges to the center and press.
Fold again so that the raw edges are enclosed and the folded edges meet. Cut a 3cm elastic, fold it in half, and stitch it to form a button loop. Put the button loop between the folds. Pin the bracelet and topstitch all around, as directed on the picture below.
Position the button on the other side of the bracelet, 0.5 cm from the edge, and sew.