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Frugal Crafts With Old Jeans

Posted by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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We all have old jeans that we have outgrown or that are no longer in style sitting on a shelf or hanging in a closet. Below is a list of great ways to fashion useful items out of those jeans.

Denim Market Tote By craftingagreenworld.com
Denim Market Tote
Nice and big, you know this tote is going to last forever!

Denim Cut-offs Wine Bag By designspongeonline.com
Denim Cut-offs Wine Bag
Lovely bag made with a jean leg bottom and lined with sturdy fabric.
Also see this wine bag made from old jeans.

Old Jeans Laptop Bag By abit-of-art.blogspot.com
Old Jeans Laptop Bag
Make a sturdy bag for your laptop that’s lined with pretty fabric and batting.
You’ll find more laptop bag tutorials here.

Crafty Bucket By diynetwork.com
Crafty Bucket
Make a craft bucket out of jeans, cardboard and some fancy fabric.

Denim Bibs Tutorial By thimblythings.com
Denim Bibs
Cute and easy to wash

Jeans Apron By mybyrdhouse.blogspot.com
Jeans Apron
Made with a pant leg from an old pair of jeans, bias tape binding and twill tape.
You’ll find lots of apron patterns here

by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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Stevensmomma
by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 4:52 PM

love the bib idea!

suziejax
by Suzie on Nov. 15, 2012 at 7:07 PM

I love it!

deedee3849
by Deanne on Nov. 15, 2012 at 8:09 PM

I need to learn how to sew! I think I'd really enjoy it!

AzariahsMother
by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 8:44 PM

This one is pretty neat.


Denim Bibs Tutorial By thimblythings.com
Denim Bibs
Cute and easy to wash

AzariahsMother
by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 8:45 PM

This one looks cool too, but I know mine wouldn't turn out like this.


Old Jeans Laptop Bag By abit-of-art.blogspot.com
Old Jeans Laptop Bag
Make a sturdy bag for your laptop that’s lined with pretty fabric and batting.
You’ll find more laptop bag tutorials here.

srayking
by New Member on Nov. 16, 2012 at 9:43 AM

Great Ideas.  I have a whole board of ideas on Pinterest and a whole lot of jeans just need the time to sew.


Sarah

jbyrd898
by Jessica on Nov. 16, 2012 at 9:55 AM

what great ideas

yvonne37
by Yvonne on Nov. 16, 2012 at 11:58 AM

 love denim! these are really nice.. specially the bibs :)

suziejax
by Suzie on Nov. 16, 2012 at 2:47 PM

sewing

allyn9
by Carey on Nov. 16, 2012 at 6:39 PM

... if only I enjoyed sewing!  :)

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