Casual and Cute Blue-Jean Coasters

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These no-sew coasters are Free and Easy, and get lots of compliments. Kids could easily make sets of these to give as gifts. I have even sold these in craft fairs for charity.
Time: 5 MinutesCost: $0Difficulty: Easy
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
Everyone has old jeans to discard or donate.
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
Start by cutting around the pocket with a border of 1/8 to 1/4 inch. No sewing, just raw edges.
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
Wash your pockets in the washer and dry 'em in the dryer. This will fray the edges.
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
See? Nicely frayed. You might need to trim longer strands after they are dry.
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
Cut a piece from the flat side of an empty milk jug to fit inside your pocket. I wash the cut-out after...it's easier. But if this grosses you out, you could wash out your jug first, of course.
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
Slip the plastic into the pocket to make it water-proof, and you're done!
  • casual and cute blue jean coasters
Cute and Casual Coasters. All made from cast-offs. Really, everyone compliments these all the time.

Suggested materials for this project:

  • Old blue jeans  (trash or thrift store)
  • Empty milk jug  (recycle bin)
  • Scissors
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