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Easy Upcycled Denim Heart Sachet

Transform a classic denim piece into a charming heart-shaped sachet with this upcycling project. By repurposing old denim fabric, you can create a unique and eco-friendly accessory that adds a touch of rustic charm to any space. The process involves cutting out two heart shapes from the denim, sewing them together, and filling the sachet with your favorite scented potpourri or dried flowers. This DIY project not only allows you to breathe new life into old denim but also gives you a creative way to personalize your home decor. Whether you choose to hang it in your closet to keep your clothes smelling fresh or place it in a drawer to add a subtle fragrance to your linens, this upcycled denim heart sachet is sure to be a delightful addition to your home. Get creative with your choice of fabric and embellishments to make each sachet truly one-of-a-kind.

Supplies Needed

  • Old blue jeans
  • Gold buttons
  • Gold chain or charm
  • ¼" yellow satin ribbon
  • Pillow stuffing
  • White thread
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle
  • Hot glue gun
  • Hot glue sticks

How to Make a Denim Sachet

Begin by deciding how large you want your heart to be, then cut a piece of denim from a pair of blue jeans that is slightly larger than that. Then, lay a heart-shaped item (such as a box or cookie cutter) on top of the denim and trace around it. If you want it that exact size, then trace about ½" wider around the outside.

Repeat this by cutting a second heart of the same size then stack them so that the outsides are facing each other, and both sides are the interior of the denim.

Now, sew around the outside edge of the heart leaving a ½" to 1" opening on one side.

Turn the heart inside out, then carefully stuff the inside with the cotton batting or cotton balls. If you want to add essential oils to the inside, now is the time to add to the cotton interior.

Then, sew the opening closed.

Now, choose some adornments to go on the outside and attach a chain or charm on one side.

Then add a button on the top and bottom of the chain.

And attach a few buttons in a cluster on the opposite side.

Add a "handle" by cutting a piece of ribbon and folding it into a loop then gluing it to the top of the heart where it dips downward.

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