How to Upcycle Jeans into a Handbag

By Sewverycrafty | August 19, 2022

I am in my final jeans upcycling project for this round of jeans projects. I have decided to make another upcycled jeans handbag that is simple to make and uses the top part of the jeans. It is a fun and functional simple sewing project that a strong beginner or intermediate sewist should be able…

Upcycle a jeans boho bag

How to Upcycle Jeans to a Boho Bag

By Sewverycrafty | June 26, 2022

I still have a pair of my husbands old jeans and thought to upcycle them into this simple boho style bag that anyone with basic sewing skills can make. This is a fun upcycling project that only requires a pair of old jeans and some lining fabric to make. Of course the free pattern is…

How to Make a Jeans Pocket Turtle

How to Make a Jeans Pocket Turtle

By Sewverycrafty | June 7, 2022

I have been in the mood for making jeans up cycling projects lately and this jeans pocket turtle came to mind. This is a super simple jeans upcycling project to make. It makes a great little toy for a child or a dog. All you need is an old pair of jeans and some polyester…

How to make denim feathers

How to Make Denim Feathers

By Sewverycrafty | May 22, 2022

My husband had some jeans he was going to throw out o I decided to do some up cycling projects with them. The first project I did were these denim feathers. This is a super simple craft project that anyone can make. They are perfect for embellishing a handbag, backpack or even your hair. This…

How to make a charity bear

How to Make a Charity Bear Stuffy

By Sewverycrafty | March 22, 2020

How to Make a Charity Bear Stuffy In this time of great need I wanted to do something to help out.  I created a fabric face mask pattern to sew for charity and now I am turning to the children.  I came across this terrific easy to make charity bear stuffy that anyone with basic…

Upcycled Jeans Tote Bag Pattern and Tutorial

By Sewverycrafty | May 20, 2018

Upcycled Jeans Tote Bag Pattern and Tutorial As many of you know I love to upcycle jeans.  There is no reason not too.  I had an old pair of jeans with polka dots on them that my husband hated so I decided to make a tote bag out of these jeans.  This upcycled jeans tote…

quick and easy fabric trays

Quick and Easy Fabric Trays

By Sewverycrafty | December 8, 2017

Quick and Easy Fabric Trays I came across this fabulous idea on how to make quick and easy fabric trays and wanted to share it with you.  You can use these trays anywhere to hold keys, trinkets, jewelry and more.  It only takes about 30 minutes from start to finish to make these terrific trays…

country christmas stockings from jeans

Country Christmas Stockings From Jeans

By Sewverycrafty | November 11, 2017

Country Christmas Stockings From Jeans As you know, upcycling jeans is one of my favorite things and I came across this terrific idea and thought I would share it with you.  These adorable country Christmas stockings from jeans are super simple to make and add the perfect touch to your country Christmas.  I just love…

Things to do with Jeans

Create New Looks From Old Jeans

By Sewverycrafty | August 28, 2017

Create New Looks From Old Jeans   Create new looks from old jeans. There are so many things you can create from old jeans and upcycled denim that I thought I would take some time and show you how to create some really fun and fashionable items from old jeans.  Between me, my husband and…

Upcycling Salvation Army

By Sewverycrafty | June 12, 2016

Upcycling Salvation Army Upcycling Salvation Army I love upcycling old things that seem to have no use into new things that do.  This time I am upcycling Salvation Army. I recently took a trip to the Salvation Army and found a few items that I thought I could use once I made them my own….