Time for Jeans Clock

Time for Jeans Clock

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Duncan
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Additional Information



  • Tulip paints:
  • Fashion Spray: Neon Pink
  • Soft Matte Paints :Sunshine Yellow, Turquoise,
  • Glacier White
  • Scissors
  • Clock works with 3/4" stem
  • Craft knife
  • Large sheets scrap paper
  • Aleene's Fabric Fusion crafting adhesives
  • Marker or pen
  • Foil
  • Old (vinyl) LP record
  • Paintbrush
  • Denim scraps


Read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to PDF/photo for color and design placement.

  1. Practice spraying or applying paints on scrap pieces of denim to determine saturation desired.
  2. Make pattern by placing record on scrap paper & tracing around it with marker or pen. Mark & cut out 4" circle in center using template or object with the same diameter. Divide and mark circular pattern into 6 pieces of varying sizes. Cut the pieces apart.
  3. 2. Place each pattern piece on a denim section. Cut out denim pieces, allowing additional 1/4 - 1/2" seam allowance on all edges except the small curved edge that fits around the center label area of the record.
  4. Place pieces together to determine fit, adjusting as needed. Pieces should overlap along the straight edges.
  5. Using craft knife fray the straight overlapping edges of each piece. Position pieces on record and glue together along overlapping edges using Aleene's Fabric Fusion crafting adhesive.
  6. Spray Tulip Fashion Spray randomly over areas of the light-colored denim sections. Pour small puddles of the Soft Matte Paintsonto foil. Dip end of paintbrush into each color & flick paint over denim pieces randomly.
  7. Cut metal buttons, zippers, small pockets, tabs and labels from remaining denim remnants. Refer to photo. Glue 4 or more buttons around outside of the record label in standard clock number positions. Randomly glue additional cutout items from the denim.
  8. Fray edges along outside of record & trim.
  9. Insert clock stem and fixture per manufacturer's instructions.