Turn the legs of your old jeans into fabric baskets. This tutorial gives measurements for making 3 different sizes of baskets. This is quite clever. They would look quite nice on a dresser for loose stuff.
Denim vacation tote: To make tote, use 4 pairs of old jeans in varying colors of denim. Cut 6 inch wide strips from legs of jeans. (The 8 legs yielded enough strips of denim to make 2 totes). Sew strips together, cut out tote bag pattern, & sew bag toget
Repurposed denim craft aprongs for kids. Made from pant leg of jeans, using hem of jeans for bottom hem of apron. Back pockets are removed and resewn to apron front. Apron straps are made from the flat felled side seams of the jeans.