Gallery: 8 Awesome Things Made From Recycled Blue Jeans

 

Recycled Denim Bracelet

You might not think that denim, or any other cloth for that matter, would make the most ideal material to make a bracelet with. But Julie Floersch was able to do it - here's the fabulous quilted bracelet that was the end result.

Striking Geometric Dress Made from Recycled Wide Leg Jeans

What do you do when you’re sitting on a pile of old wide legs jeans that just aren’t in fashion anymore? Well if you’re designer Hyun Gun Jang, you tailor them into gorgeous geometric dresses. Who knew wide legs could be turned into something so couture?

Recycled Denim Skull Baby Shoes

Cuteness alert! Lisa Williams made these pirate inspired recycled denim mocs for out of old jeans. We especially love the skull motif blanket-stitched onto the comfy kicks with white embroidery floss.

Woven Recycled Denim Charpai Cot

This charpai, or Indian string cot is Siddharth Hirwani’s version of the commonly used piece of furniture. Instead of the traditional nylon, it uses recycled strips of denim. 3-inch strips are cut and stitched together to make a roll of flat strip, which is then used to weave the central portion of the charpai.

Beautiful Woven Recycled Denim Rug

Terry Dewal made this delightful rug out of shredded up old jeans. To give the carpet even more customized flava, he hit it with a few splashes of Clorox for a blotchy, stonewashed appearance.

Recycled Denim Beanbag Chair

Beanbags might be the funnest piece of furniture known to man, and Carla Morai from Portugal just took them to the next level by making one out of 10 pairs of castoff jeans. What a durable, comfy spot to curl up and read a book on!

Recycled Denim Bracelet

You might not think that denim, or any other cloth for that matter, would make the most ideal material to make a bracelet with. But Julie Floersch was able to do it – here’s the fabulous quilted bracelet that was the end result.

Recycled Denim Doggie Vest

This doggie vest is so cute that it’s almost unfair. Justina Blakeney crafted it from a pair of old jeans. Pure jeanius!

Recycled Woven Denim Saddle Bag

Can’t you just imagine this elegant bag sitting in the window of an expensive department store? We could too, which is why we were so impressed that it was totally handmade. Miranda Chance breathed new life into old denim jeans and leather coats by transforming them into this exquisite bag.

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