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15 Ways to Reuse Old Jeans

denim flower pins

12. Flower pins. Make simple flower pins! Just cut flower shapes, embellish, and sew or glue a pin backing on the back.

13. Sew an apron. Transform that pair of jeans into a sassy new apron!

14. Notebook cover. Keep your books safe with a repurposed book cover. This is another one where they used the back pockets in a savvy way. Love it!

15. Placemats. Those denim coasters from the previous page would be lonely without matching denim placemats.

Have you gotten crafty with an old pair of jeans? Let’s share more denim project ideas in the comments!

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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7:07AM PDT on Jul 5, 2014

Thanks these are great ideas.

6:49AM PDT on Jun 10, 2014

Thanks for sharing this .

6:17AM PDT on Jun 9, 2014

Make the best use of what we've got

3:38PM PDT on Jun 8, 2014


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6:51AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

thanks for the info.

2:11PM PST on Jan 23, 2012

My mom makes the most awesome jean quilts. The one she made for my husband and I for our wedding present out of our old jeans was just the best!

6:51PM PST on Jan 3, 2012

great ideas

12:09PM PST on Dec 28, 2011

Made a purse out of denim when I was a teenager (many moons ago) never thought of placemats or coasters. Thanks for the tips!

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