Recycling Old Pairs Of Jeans

July 23, 2008 in Tips & Tricks

One of my first experiences with sewing Рand recycling, for that matter Рwas in 6th Grade Camp. Before we left, each student had to make a bag out of an old pair of blue jeans. It was so simple: cut off a leg, sew up one end, hem and fold over the other and voilà!

The other day I stumbled across this great post on Life Hackery about reusing blue jeans. You’ll find links to 25 great projects – and like that bag from 6th grade, some are so simple and yet incredibly practical and useful. My Grandma freaked out when I told her about Idea #1 – making draft stoppers for your doors out of jeans legs. I think that is what I am getting for Christmas.

Need further convincing? I’ll give you four words:

POCKETS. FOR. YOUR. FRIDGE.

How cute is that? How seriously cute and practical and useful and cute? This makes me want to put pockets on everything. Visit Life Hackery for a link to that and plenty of other cool projects that you can make out of jeans.

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