10 ways to renew old denim jeans- DIY

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Denim is the type of dress that the longer you wear it, the better it will look. Denim becomes more and more comfortable with the time.  But sometimes, don’t you feel like they can get a little bit boring with time? When fashion trend gets old we trow our dress away. But think twice before you throw your denim wear away. Because you have no idea how many DIY renew old denim ideas in there.

Have you ever tried to renew old denim jeans into something new? Adding new embroider patches, colors, laces or making rips can give your old, boring jeans into completely different and new look.  Of course, you go out and spend a lot of money on a brand new pair of jeans that include all of those things. But why don’t you try to make your own?

If you are interested in renew old denim jeans, there are thousands of easy DIY projects out there that will teach you how to renew old denim and won’t cost nearly as much as a new pair. so grab an old pair of jeans you rarely wear anymore, and turn them into something new, colorful and make it into a jean that you love to wear every day.

1.Renew old denim jeans into shorts

One of the best ways to renew old denim jeans are turning them into shorts. Summer is around the corner, so turn your boring old denim jeans into shorts. Here is the instruction for DIY shorts.

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2. Give your old jeans to a new look with beads and pearls

Give your old jeans to life with pearls and beads. They are always made fresh and colorful look for your jeans. I am sure everyone will be asking you where you got your pearl jeans!

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3.Renew old jeans by adding lace

Lace is perfectly matching with blue color denim jeans.  Add some lace ribbon to the bottom of the jeans and change its old look.

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4.make ripped jeans

We all love ripped jeans but did you know that you can make ripped jeans? Yeah, it’s possible and it will only take few minutes. So, turn your old pair of jeans into ripped jeans and wear it again. Time is the easiest way to make ripped jeans which means your old jeans are perfect for make ripped jeans. Also, there are many methods that can use to make ripped jeans. Using sandpapers, scissors, tweezers or even from cheese grater you can make ripped jeans. Read the article here, which gives easy instruction about how to make ripped jeans.

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5.Convert old jeans into a skirt

Converting jeans into a skirt is one of the creative DIY projects you can try at your home. Here’s a fun, fast and easy way to turn a pair of jeans into a skirt.

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6.make  cuff jeans

There is various kind of cuff jeans. Roll cuff, wider cuff, small cuff, half cuff… etc. But all of these are super easy to make and it only takes about 5 minutes to finish. You can give a new look for your old jeans with cuffs.

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7.Add patterned fabric to your old denim jeans

Adding some colorful fabric to your old cuff jeans would help to renew old denim look. Cut a piece of fabric (about 2 inches) and glue or stitch it into the bottom of the jeans.

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8.Embroidery jeans

You will never say no to your boring old denim when you remake it with embroidered flowers. You can glue or stitch some embroidered flowers to pair of blank denim.

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Do you have a pair of jeans which you love to wear, but has a dark blue color that you do not like? The solution is to bleach it to lighten its color and give it a new look. The bleached types of denim are still trending and so much easy to make. So, give it a try by bleaching your old denim jeans and make it into completely different and new look.

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10.Renew old denim by adding patchwork

For make patchwork jeans all you required is the basic level of sewing skills.  If you can stitch needle and treads then surely you can make patchwork denim at your home. Also, no matter what type of denim (skinny jeans, baggy, boyfriend jeans) you can always add patches to your denim.

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No matter what the season is, denim is the only dress you can wear anytime and always you can count on to be trendy. Comfortable, stylish and trendy denim jeans are everyone’s true denim dream. Pieces of Denim is money saving and long lasting. But you have to careful when you are washing the denim. A good pair of denim doesn’t really require washing every day.  Also, when you are washing denim, avoid using washing machine rather use your hand washing. In that way, you can wear your favorite denim like forever.



















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Chamodi Weerasekara

There are so many things you can fall in love with when it comes to sewing –like gorgeous fabrics, unique designs, fantasizing the next dress you are going to make, and that awesome feeling when you create something just by yourself. Sewing is my big fashion. I love sharing my sewing knowledge and inspire all the women out there.

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