Every wanted to repurpose and upcycle your old jeans, but thought you couldn’t because you don’t sew? Then this list of fab ideas is for you!
Most of us wear jeans and often times we wear them out too.
You can do cool things with visible mending (see this post for some cool books about mending) to prolong the life of your jeans, but sometimes your old jeans are just past their life of being an item of clothing and it’s time to give them a new lease of life.
That’s what this section of the website is all about! We’ve compiled all our ideas for upcycling old jeans in one place.
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Instead of throwing out your old jeans, upcycle them into one-of-a-kind jean quilts. Check out these denim quilt ideas for inspiration.
How to make a quick denim quilt from your old jeans and some leftover jelly roll strips. A fun improv quilt you can really make your own!
When I reuse old jeans I like to upcycle every part of them for a different project. This tutorial is all about using the thick seams from a pair of old jeans to make a braided denim dog toy. Specifically this is a tutorial for making a doggy tug toy – the kind where you …
The best way to cut up old jeans to reuse them in sewing, quilting and upcycling projects. Video Tutorial with Printable Instructions.
A fun upcylcing project about how to make a large handbag from a denim skirt! Reuse your old jean skirt and make a ‘new’ over the shoulder bag for yourself!
I am so proud that I finally upcycled all my old jeans into this denim quilt that is also a reversible picnic blanket. I learned lots along the way that you can benefit from if you are planning to make your own!
An upcycled DIY Denim Handbag using old jeans pockets, scrap fabric offcuts and an upcycled leather belt strap! Fun reuse project!
It’s denim season here at Upcycle My Stuff. I made a quilt from lots of old jeans which is what started the whole thing off. But of course there are parts of the jeans that didn’t make it into the quilt – including the back pockets. So this tutorial is all about how I used …
This post is all about how I faced my fear of upcycling stretch denim by making these cute drawstring bags by Sotak Patterns. I’ve included the top tips I learned along the way for working with stretch denim.
25 stunning ideas for reusing your old jeans. Upcycle old denim jeans into bags, wall art, gifts and more with links to step by step tutorials.