Denim vacation tote: To make tote, use 4 pairs of old jeans in varying colors of denim. Cut 6 inch wide strips from legs of jeans. (The 8 legs yielded enough strips of denim to make 2 totes). Sew strips together, cut out tote bag pattern, & sew bag toget
Recycled jeans notebook or planner. Use a regular notebook, and cut up them jeans that the kids have outgrown. Also a good idea: using a larger notebook and a patch/screenprint from an old favorite shirt.
These potholders are made from recycled jeans and a wool mantle. I have cut round pieces and every potholder has one circle of wool fabric inside. The idea for potholders came from the back pocket of jeans. Just put your hand in the pocket to use.