Lee Jeans Art by Raul Gonzalez

Inspiration: Upcycled Patriotic Denim Art


Here at Lee, we consider jeans to be pieces of art. Our designers are artists who create wearable pieces of art inspired by your body and lifestyle.

We also recognize that at some point, it’s time to retire these pieces of art. Styles change. And for most of us, that just means a trip to the nearest thrift store followed by a shopping spree … but for others, it means it’s time to recreate.

As we celebrate America, we’re inspired by these pieces of patriotic art created using upcycled denim by some creative jean-iuses.

 

1. “This Great Country” by hatchettdesigns on Etsy.

USA denim map

Source: hatchettdesigns on Etsy

 

2. “The Cheyenne has gone” by Ian Berry.

Denim Art

Source: denimu.com (Artist Ian Berry)

 

3. “Ms. Jean” by Ian Berry. A denim American icon — in denim!

Marilyn Jean denim art

Source: denimu.com (Artist Ian Berry)

 

4. Patched American flag by Judy Augur

Denim American Flag

Source: Charitybuzz

5. Flag quilt by One Little Minute.

USA flag quilt

Source: onelittleminuteblog.com

 

6. “Deconstruction Jeans” mixed media by artist Raul Gonzalez (including scraps of denim)! We posted some more information about this piece here.

Lee Jeans Art by Raul Gonzalez

“Deconstruction Jeans” by Raul Gonzalez

 

Have you upcycled any of your old denim into a DIY piece of art? Tell us about it in the comments below and help us keep this denim inspiration rolling.

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