Turn jeans into Bermuda shorts
Ivana Musura | Date posted: July 25th, 2012
You don’t want to part with your favourite jeans—why not make them into stylin’ shorts! Grab a utility knife and some scissors and you’ll be on your way to a brand new summer staple.
1 pair of old jeans
Step 1: Measure the length that you would like to shorts to be. Add a 2” (5 cm) seam allowance, then snip the rest of the pant legs off.
Step 2: Roll up the seam allowance by 1” (3 cm) twice to create a finished edge. Press.
Step 3: Sew a backstitch right into the side seams on both pant legs.
Step 4: Using a hand sewing needle, sew a few blind tacks approximately 2” (5 cm) apart around each hemline to secure the rolled hem.
Step 5: Use the utility knife to scrape and rip the areas you want to look distressed.
Ivana Musura has been surrounded by fashion ever since she can remember. She has been sewing since she was 10 years old and continued to boost her creativity by making custom outfits and accessories to...