DIY: Patchwork Denim


Happy DIY Monday! Today I will be showing you how to make your own pair of patchwork jeans. This project is easy if you save the pieces that you cut to make your jeans into shorts. My motto is to ALWAYS save your scraps. You never know what or when you'll need it. I used the same pair of jeans from my DIY destroyed denim project since I knew I wouldn't be wearing it any longer. My top was a DIY long sleeved studded sweatshirt of which I shortened the sleeves to make it more summer appropriate and tightened the sides a couple of inches.
Supplies needed:
pair of jeans
scraps of dark and light denim 
fabric glue
needle and thread
Cut out different sizes of rectangular and square shapes from the denim scraps
Place the shapes where you want on the jeans.
Place cardboard between the legs of the jeans.
Apply fabric glue to the back of the pieces and press down on jeans. Let dry.
There is also the option to hand stitch the pieces onto your jeans using the needle and thread.

What do you think about this week's project? 

Outfit Details:
Jeans - DIY
Top - DIY Similar
Shoes - Converse


  1. This is such a rad project! I really like the arrangement and the variation of shades in the denim patches. Excellent job!!

  2. Thanks Christina! Yeah I spent a lot of time playing around with the placement before gluing down.

  3. Love embellished sweatshirts...great outfit!
    Debbie :)

  4. so cute! love this project, and thanks for sharing it with Visible Monday.

  5. That look so cool. I have no patience when it comes to all the DIY clothes projects. I like that top though it looks comfy.

  6. Thanks Erica. The sweatshirt is comfy and soft. :-)

  7. Looks cool! I'd like to try it on some shorts as well!

  8. Thanks Stephanie. Shorts are a cool version too. Maybe even a denim shirt. :-)

  9. I love your DIY's, these came out great :)


  10. This sis such a great way to update an old jeans. Thanks for sharing Mo.



  11. Love the patchwork jeans. They are so fun!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  12. Thanks Ivy. You should give it a try. :-)

  13. I love your patchwork jeans. They look great on you.

    Tracy @

  14. As usual, you make it look easy. I'm going to pin this, because one day I'm going to tackle all of the great DIY that you do. Also I like what you did to the sweatshirt in bringing it in a bit at the waist. Makes it so much more fitted!


  15. Thanks Tiffy. Some of the projects are easy, some takes a lot of hard work and dedication but it's always worth it either way because you did it all by yourself. I hope that one you day you'll actually create you own DIY. :-)


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