Jeans Refashion Part I- Shorts

Hello Readers,

I am Sharon’s friend, Ella, and I would like to share with you how one could refashion a long, old pair of jeans into a cute pair of shorts that you could wear this summer! Two winters ago, I was given 2 pairs of jeans from my twin sister who got them from a friend. We always welcome hand me downs, except the size was a bit too big for us…so I washed the jeans several times and wore them with different belts. Recently, I thought about changing them up as I got tired of wearing the same old plain jeans and after talking with Sharon and browsing Pinterest, I decided to make a pair of shorts with white lace.

The jeans refashion process is really simple and fun even for a first timer like myself!

Here’s what I did following Sharon’s step by step instructions:

1. Try on the jeans and measure the length you want for your shorts.

2. Cut the legs off the jeans.

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3. Pin the folds of the hem.

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4. Hem the shorts.

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5. Sew on the lace of your choice.

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What do you think of the final product?

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I really like it and am thinking of wearing it tomorrow when I spend a day in the city with my friends. As for my second pair of jeans, which is black, I am thinking of making shorts with a colored lace. How would that be? Hope you can try making one for yourself!

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