I used to do this to my girls' jeans after school let out. Great way to boost the summer wardrobe for next to nothing! Transform an old pair of jeans into adorable summer shorts using bias tape. Instructions on the site.
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.