Tip 1: How to cut jeans into shorts

Fashionable shorts — this is an additional highlight of your wardrobe. Their choices today are extremely diverse. According to stylists, one of the most popular models of shorts are denim. And it is not necessary to run to the nearest store for such a new thing. It is easy to make yourself from an old pair of jeans.

Как обрезать джинсы в шорты

You will need

  • — jeans;
  • — measuring tape;
  • — scissors;
  • — threads;
  • — braid.


1. First of all, you pick the right model and length of future shorts. For example, if you want to get as a result of beach shorts can cut the jeans as short as possible. Dreaming of more classic clothes, then your choice — shorts just above the knee. Once you decide which model you need, proceed to manufacture.

2. First, cut the jeans to the knee, and then, putting them on, begin to measure length using a tailor’s centimeter. The ideal length of the shorts will turn out in that case, if you cut 15 cm (for those who want longer jeans) or 20 cm (for those who like shorter clothes). Do at the desired level appropriate markup, then remove the jeans and start cutting. If you are afraid to «grab» extra, start to cut for 2-3 cm, then try.

3. The simplest edge treatment of the resulting short is a overlogom. If you want the edges were sealed over in an orderly fashion, tuck them into 1 cm and prostrochite.

4. If you want to make the shorts more than the original, of the remaining leg do the cuffs on your shorts. To do this, cut out gacu cut into two strips, of a width of approximately 12 cm (width equal to the width of the cuff 2 + 2 cm on allowances). Length shorts size 46 should be approximately 60 cm + 2 cm for allowances.

5. Each strip of fabric fold in half, but not exactly, and so that on the one hand, the bottom edge could be seen literally 1 cm It is necessary that cross-linking does not appear thick seams on the product. Baste cuff right up to the edge, leaving 1-2 cm on the crease on the edge.

6. Carefully stitch and sew to the edge of the shorts. Iron, and — your shorts ready.

7. Can do shorts with cuffs in a simpler way. To do this, cut the jeans at the knee. Then tighten them to the desired length. Short shorts will get if remaining to tuck HACU at 30-40 cm the Average length is the result of tuck the Trouser legs 20 cm of Shorts that are close to Bermuda, is obtained if tuck gacu 10 cm Baste, then stitch and get ready cuffs.

8. If you want to make your shorts more glamorous, cut them shorter so that from the waist to the bottom of your shorts was 15-20 cm. Tuck the edges inside and sew. After, again, from the inside, sew to the edge of the short braid. She needs to peek out from under the edge by 1-1,5 cm it is Advisable to use white so that the contrast between the dark jeans and jewelry.

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