Each of us probably has old favorite jeans, which I hate to part with. Wearing them is already "embarrassing", but it's a shame to throw it out. But do not be in a hurry to get upset, because you can easily and quickly give the second life of the old thing. Learn how to make shorts out of jeans, which are perfect not only for home, but also for getting out into the light!

How to crop pants

Before you start creating stylish shorts, it is better to use the old-good wisdom, according to which it is better to measure seven times and cut once. Put on your jeans and figure out how long you would like to leave.

  • old jeans
  • scissors
  • Mel/old dry soap
  • Extending the length of future shorts, consider allowances for lapels or podseleniya edges. Make a marking chalk or dry soap.

  • Even if you measured the length above the knees, do not "shoot from the hip" cut gradually. First remove the knee-length, try on jeans and make sure that you correctly determined the length and size of the allowance. Ensure that both legs were the same length.

  • Based on the previous recommendations can prescribe sleduushee is cutting both legs at the same time, folding them together. Yet no one has ever been able thus to obtain identical leg!

  • Select the style for future shorts. For classic fit small stitched lapels or simply edges. For the style of "Texas" will fit fluff painting with a small fringe. To make scrapes in the style of "punk", RUB your shorts with sandpaper.

  • If you want ultra-summer shorts "ventilation", make them stylish holes. To do this with scissors make a small slot or use a breadboard with a knife and ragged movements pierce the fabric in the right places. The only condition is that the shorts must be wet. Also, do not make too many holes in the socks they will increase in size, and your comportment can simply turn into rags.

    Decoration shorts

    So, now you know how to make shorts out of jeans, it remains to tell about the most interesting - about the decoration. This is the creative side of the process, which will require you all creative potential. There are many ways, materials and variations to create stylish designer gizmos from ordinary old rags. We list only a few of them that were relevant before, are fashionable now and will be popular for a very long time.

    How to decorate shorts from old jeans:

    • In the style of “Metal”, use metal studs to create a continuous coating. It is better to use rivets of different shapes and sizes to create a unique motif.
    • With the lobster - treat the edges, attaching to them a nice rim of multicolored fabric with lace. You can use only lace, then you can safely put on such shorts even on a romantic date on a hot summer evening.

  • Style "Hippies" you were weaving baubles? Every girl knows how to weave at least one kind of bracelets from threads. Use your experience and apply it in practice! The edges of the pockets and seams of colorful baubles!

  • The style of “London punk” – make the shorts badly torn edges and a few ragged holes front and rear. Dip a cloth in cold water and the corner leg place in the tub with regular bleach or bleach. In a short time the bleach will "eat" the dye, and get an unusual gradient. For this method it is better to use shorts bright saturated colors.