5 Simple Ways to Recycle Your Old Jeans!
Here’s another fun activity for you to make. Collect all your old jeans and let’s start repurposing them! Have Fun!
1. Button Lunch Bags
½ yard of sturdy fabric. I used Robert Kaufman’s Denim- 8 oz in Indigo Washed and Robert Kaufman’s Railroad Denim in Deluxe Twill Stripe Indigo.
A package of Captain 88’s Solid Linen Cotton Bias Tape to match your fabric. I used Navy and Natural.
Two 110-yard spools of Gutermann’s Cotton Thread to match your fabric and bias tape. I used colors 6210 and 1040.
One of Purl Soho’s Oblong Buttons. I used Fuchsia and Marine.
2. Upcycle: Old jeans, new top, chop chop!
3. DIY Cool Handbag from Old Jeans
needle and thread
4. DIY: Trashion Denim Wrist Cuff Bracelet
Three 6-7 inch pieces of seam-cuts (mix ‘em up for a bit of character)
Two or three additional small pieces of seam cuts
A 3-inch piece of shoe lace or covered elastic (like from a ponytail holder)
A decorative button
Sewing machine, thread, scissors, etc.
5. Denim Rosette Headband Tutorial
old pair of levis, preferably adult size
It’s as easy as that! What do you think?