If the old jeans you’re using aren’t soft, you’ll want to stick them in the washing machine with some tennis balls or sneakers and fabric softener. Here’s a tutorial on how to soften denim.
Once your denim is softened and dried, lay it out and cut four 19 x 15-inch rectangles.Starting with one side, fold it 1/4″ inch in, then fold it again another 1/4″ and iron. Keep it together with pins.
Do that to all of the edges, this is so you won’t have a hard seem.Sew a straight line just along the folded edge, reinforcing when you get to the ends. Do this on every side.
Iron them flat and tie with twine to give as a hostess gift!