You finally found the perfect 501 in a thrift store. The problem is that the length is not suitable. Do not panic, follow our DIY to give life to your ideal jeans. No needle, no thread, and even no need to sew. Here we show you how to cut your denim well so that you have nothing else to do than cut. Manual.
THE ESSENTIAL MATERIAL TO SHORTEN JEANS
- A pen
- A pair of scissors
- A ruler
- A washing machine
- A dryer
STEP 1: CHOOSE THE RIGHT LENGTH
Put on your jeans. Using a pen, mark the correct length.
Attention, by leaning, the jeans will go up, take into account.
STEP 2: DRAW, CUT, START AGAIN!
Lay your jeans flat and measure the distance between your mark and the end of the jeans. Repeat this measurement on the other side of the leg so that you can draw a line.
Turn your jeans to extend your marks and draw a line connecting them again. You just have to cut the ends of your pants.
Repeat the previous steps on the second leg, keeping the same measurement.
STEP 3: WASH YOUR JEANS
To get a worn effect, wash your jeans at the usual temperature, and dry them for 10 to 20 minutes.
Do not hesitate to rub the bottom of the jeans together for a more worn and frayed effect. Put it on and show off!