Upcycling

Mom's Jeans Rip, Then She Transforms It Into A Stunning Piece For Daily Use

December 18th, 2017

Jeans are a durable material that can last a long time. That’s why its worth it to hang on to your old jeans and repurpose them into something new.

Here are 15 ways to repurpose your jeans:

Denim Jumper

This jumper is the cutest and can be worn with a tank top in the summer or a long sleeved shirt and leggings in the winter. Learn how to make it by watching the video below.

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Pillows

You can turn your old jeans into some really cool throw pillows for your couch or bed. You’ll find step-by-step instructions here.

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Jean Vest

Jean vests are super versatile and can be worn with sweaters, long-sleeved shirts or even dresses. Learn how to make one in the video tutorial below.

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Knitting Needle Case

Use the “butt part” of your jeans to create a cozy place to keep all of your knitting needles. You can find the directions on how to make one here.

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Backpack

Everyone can always use a backpack in their closet. Why buy one when you can make one? It’s perfect for transporting your gym or beach clothes.

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Flower Necklace

This necklace serves as a great bold piece of jewelry. Learn how to make it here.
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Apron

Why buy an apron if its just going to get stained anyway? You might as well make one from some old jeans. You will find a tutorial here.

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Oven Mitts

Fashion yourself some oven mitts from heavy denim pieces. Learn how here.

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Quilt

You can even use some pieces of jeans to create lots of beautifully designed quilts.

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Wall Organizer

Use denim pockets to create a handy wall organizer. You’ll find directions on how to make it here.

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Rug

You can create a beautiful looking rug that will last with this crocheted denim rug tutorial here.

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Magazine Baskets

Keep all your magazines in one place with this denim magazine basket. You can get the tutorial here.

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Coil Basket

If you don’t like the first design, you can use the design found here.

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Drawstring Peek-a-Boo Bag

This bag is great for storing toys like blocks or action figures in. You can modify this tutorial and use your leftover denim pieces or old jeans.

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Bracelets

Add sequins or other embellishments to create a unique bracelet.

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Purse

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You can make a tiny purse from a jean pocket with the directions here.

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