How To: DIY Denim Shorts
What you'll need: jeans, scissors, tape and a (not pictured yet) fork
Lay your jeans out flat, matching up the seams, and place a piece of tape across each leg. The tape will be your cutting guide.
Make sure when you're measuring, you decide if you want the top of the tape or the bottom of the tape to be your cut line. Otherwise, you might accidentally shave off an extra inch!
I'm a huge fan of the boyfriend trend, so I decided to keep mine a little bit on the longer side and make a pair of boyfriend shorts. These same instructions will work for a shorter pair though.
Using a fork, scrape downwards, against the seam to create a more distressed hem line.
My shorts already had a light distressing, so I just roughened them up in those pre-distressed spots with the fork.
Voila! My new distressed, DIY, boyfriend shorts. What do you think?
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