Denim & Pearl Flower Necklace Made From Jeans

Necklace with Pearls Made From Repurposed Jeans

I never ceased to be amazed by all the  wonderful and clever creations talented crafters come up with to recycle denim, especially denim jeans.  I've featured several jewelry projects in the past here at Denim Do Over and today's denim project, a denim and pearl flower necklace crafted by Rachel at Bubbly Nature Creations has to be one of my … [Read more...]

Denim Apron Made From Recycled Jeans

Denim Apron Made From Recycled Denim Jeans

Denim aprons are definitely one of the more popular projects made from old jeans. I just took a count and I've featured 14 different recycled denim aprons here at Denim Do Over! This will be the 15th!  Today's apron project was a make-it-up-as-you-go project for Heather who blogs at Inventive Denim. She dubbed this project the "All-Leg Denim … [Read more...]

Denim Rag Quilt Made From Thrift Store Jeans

Frayed Denim Quilt Made From Recycled Denim Jeans

I've featured several great recycled denim quilts here at Denim Do Over. I'm excited to share another that has personality to spare! Laura who blogs at Housewife in Town purchased a few pairs of thrift store jeans and turned them into the coziest, softest blue-jean denim quilt that you can imagine. And as if the lovingly worn denim wasn't soft … [Read more...]

Denim Toy Storage Bag Made From Jeans

Jeans Recycled Into Toy Storage Bag

Do you have children or grandchildren? If you do, you're going to love this recycled denim project! Meg who blogs at Handmade By Meg K was eager to try her hand at using vinyl in a sewing project. She came up with an absolutely brilliant design, creating the cutest see-through storage bag, perfect for stowing about toys. Don't you love it! It's … [Read more...]

Denim Ampersand Pillow Made From Recycled Jeans

Chevron Denim Pillow

A while back I was shopping in a local department store and came across some huge block-style letters and symbols. One that caught my eye and I just loved was a huge ampersand. I've always loved that symbol and was so tempted to buy it for my bookshelves here in my office. Per Wikipedia, an ampersand is a logogram "&" and it represents the … [Read more...]

Make A Denim Pocket Pillow, Perfect For Hiding A Special Treasure

Denim Pocket Pillow Made From Recycled Jeans

So excited to share a denim project today that makes use of all those small scraps we so often have left over when we're working on a denim project. Pam, the talented and creative genius behind the fabulous blog, Threading My Way, makes some of the cutest pillows you've ever seen, only in the land of down under where Pam lives, they call them … [Read more...]

Denim Pockets Made From Recycled Jeans

Recycled Jean Pockets

Don't have enough jean pockets for a denim project you have in mind? Make your own like Morgan did when she created these adorable custom aprons! I'm so used to seeing the pockets recycled from jeans, I'm not sure I would have thought to just make my own from the denim fabric. Brilliant idea and so simple! I especially love the one filled with … [Read more...]

Butterfly Applique Made From Goodwill Jeans

Denim Butterfly Made From Jeans

Sometimes instead of creating or working on a really big denim project, we just want to use this always versatile fabric to decorate or embellish. That's what Deborah who blogs at Art Threads decided to do with a pair of old jeans she found for a song at Goodwill. With her thrifted jeans, she created the cutest butterfly applique that's perfect for … [Read more...]

Denim Bookbag Made From Jeans

Denim Bookbag Made From Recycled Old Jeans

I have a wonderful new recycled denim project to share today. This is brand new use for your old jeans and other recycled denim fabric, one that I've never featured before and it is fabulous! Fili and Lino, two super talented crafters who blog at a blog by the same name, Fili & Lino, came up with the brilliant idea of using old jeans to make … [Read more...]

Make a Denim Tote Bag From Recycled Jeans

Denim Tote Bag Made From Recycled Denim Jean Fabric

I love a great tote bag and they are one of the most popular projects for making use of recycled denim fabric from jeans, skirts or shirts.  Cindy, that talented blogger behind the blog My Recycled Bags has a great tutorial for making a denim bag. Two features of her bag that I especially like are that it's lined and has a zipper closure. I also … [Read more...]