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How to create ripped shorts

These easy to create rips look absolutely amazing in shorts and they are so in right now! But buying shorts brand new with rips can become quite expensive so here's how to do it yourself!

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First your going to mark the outline of the rip you want to create

First your going to mark the outline of the rip you want to create

Then grabbing your nail file, I'm just using a foot one

Then grabbing your nail file, I'm just using a foot one

See how worn down it is? This makes it easier to rip

See how worn down it is? This makes it easier to rip

Then taking your scissors

Then taking your scissors

Your going to cut the top line of your markings

Your going to cut the top line of your markings

Closer view

Closer view

Then your going to cut a second line a little bit down from the first one

Then your going to cut a second line a little bit down from the first one

Then flipping the shorts inside out, your going to use your tweezers to locate a thread which runs horizontally. Pull on this thread till it comes out like this

Then flipping the shorts inside out, your going to use your tweezers to locate a thread which runs horizontally. Pull on this thread till it comes out like this

See the threads? Sorry about the bad photo

See the threads? Sorry about the bad photo

Keep pulling out the threads till you have pulled out about 5-10

Keep pulling out the threads till you have pulled out about 5-10

Then, taking your tweezers you are going to start pulling out the vertical threads, the ones with the frayed edges

Then, taking your tweezers you are going to start pulling out the vertical threads, the ones with the frayed edges

Pretty jeweled tweezers

Pretty jeweled tweezers

See what I'm doing?

See what I'm doing?

Halfway there

Halfway there

Keep going until you have pulled them all out and you are left with horizontal threads

Keep going until you have pulled them all out and you are left with horizontal threads

See!

See!

Do the same again for the next section

Do the same again for the next section

Pulling first the horizontal threads

Pulling first the horizontal threads

And then the rest

And then the rest

Done! I just did the one on the left, I had previously done the one on the right

Perfect\ud83d\udc4c

Perfect👌

Comment if you want a guide on how I did the back pockets (:

Comment if you want a guide on how I did the back pockets (:

  • Denim Shorts
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Nail File