Jeaneology: Crafty Ways to Reinvent Your Old Blues, by Nancy Flynn, is a great book for ideas and projects to use up an old pair of blue jeans. The author includes a section with necessities as well as special tools and materials for the projects. Time and difficulty icons are on each project page and a great glossary of sewing terms is in the front of the book.
The book has a double paper cover and nice spiral bound pages for keeping open while working. There are 25 projects that fit into three categories, Rockin' Rags: taking old blue jeans from tear to wear, Mean Jean Accessories: letting your accessories sing the blues and Blues You Can Use: injeanious gifts and fun things for the house. Everyone is sure to find a few projects that inspire right away and more once you get started.
The instructions are clear with plenty of drawings to help you figure them out. Whether you are looking for something quick or looking to learn something new this book is fun and inventive. It is recommended for someone who knows how to use their sewing machine and wants some easy and inexpensive projects