5 Simple Ways to Recycle Your Old Jeans!

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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

Button Lunch Bags

You’ll Need:

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.

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2. Upcycle: Old jeans, new top, chop chop!

Upcycle Old jeans, new top, chop chop!

You’ll Need:

old jeans
Scissors
paper
pen
tape measure
thread
sewing machine

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3. DIY Cool Handbag from Old Jeans

DIY Cool Handbag from Old Jeans

You’ll Need:

Jeans
scissors
ruler
sewing machine
needle and thread
belt
zipper

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4. DIY: Trashion Denim Wrist Cuff Bracelet

DIY Trashion Denim Wrist Cuff Bracelet

You’ll Need:

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.

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5. Denim Rosette Headband Tutorial

Denim Rosette Headband Tutorial

You’ll Need:

old pair of levis, preferably adult size
scissors
headband
Hot glue

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It’s as easy as that! What do you think?

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