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.
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