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.
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Sew top of jeans onto skirt material. I used an old pair of jeans & an old skirt. Its so much easier with an old skirt just make sure you get the hemline correct before you sew it together. (BW) perfect for those too short girls skirts too!
recycle your jeans to make a fast skirt! I bet you could do a Velcro trim or fun buttons around the top of the fabric and on a pair of jean shorts and have an interchangeable skirt with several bottom options kind of like the skirts for purses.