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How to make old jeans into cute shorts

Make Old Jeans Into Cute Shorts

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Collect your materials

Collect your materials

Cut the pant leg just above the knee, it does not have to be even

Cut the pant leg just above the knee, it does not have to be even

Put the mid-length pants on and draw a dotted line where you want to cut them

Put the mid-length pants on and draw a dotted line where you want to cut them

Cut the shorts a little below the dotted line

Cut the shorts a little below the dotted line

Try the shorts on again to make sure that they are at the right length. Cut them shorter if necessary

Try the shorts on again to make sure that they are at the right length. Cut them shorter if necessary

Fold the shorts to make sure that both pant legs are the same length. Cut them if you need to make them even

Fold the shorts to make sure that both pant legs are the same length. Cut them if you need to make them even

Distress the shorts by pulling out some fringe at the edge or undoing a few seams in the pockets

Distress the shorts by pulling out some fringe at the edge or undoing a few seams in the pockets

If they are too tight around the legs, cut a notch on the side

If they are too tight around the legs, cut a notch on the side

Customize the shorts with patches, buttons, beads, etc. using the glue or any other materials to put them on

Customize the shorts with patches, buttons, beads, etc. using the glue or any other materials to put them on

Wash the shorts in order to bring out more fringe on the edges

Wash the shorts in order to bring out more fringe on the edges

  • 1.0 Pair of old jeans
  • 1.0 Marker
  • Customizing materials (patches, beads, etc.)
  • 1.0 Pair of scissors
  • Glue, iron, or sewing materials