Mom’s Jeans Rip, Then She Transforms It Into A Functional Piece For Daily Use

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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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.

Underground Crafter
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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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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.

Tea Rose Home
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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.

Invented Denim
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Oven Mitts

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

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

Sew in Peace
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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.

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

Sunshine Creations
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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.

Until Wednesday Calls
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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.

Serger Pepper
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Add sequins or other embellishments to create a unique bracelet.

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

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D.G. Sciortino
D.G. is a contributing writer in Shareably. She's based in Connecticut and can be reached at

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