Hello, Hello. Today I want to show how to cut off pants into shorts. I’m really into high-waisted anything right now, and I find the best high-waisted shorts (being summer) are found in the pants section at Goodwill.
They sell a ton of what you might call the “mom” jean, and cut off they make the perfect short!
Again I didn’t film it because I thought it could be explained just as easy in pictures.
What you’ll need:
The “mom” jean, or just any pair of jeans you want to make into shorts
pair of shorts you like/wear now
Lay the pair of pants down on a flat surface.
Lay the pair of shorts that you like over the top of you pants.
Cut your pants about the length of the shorts you like.
I always go about an inch longer just to be safe. You can always cut something shorter, but you can’t go back if you cut it too short.
Fold your pants over, and cut the other leg at the same length you did the other.
Final product, now try to try them on.
Make sure they are the right length by trying them on either by rolling them or cutting more off.
Here’s another pair of pants I cut into shorts.
Hope you enjoyed this blog post, and it inspired you to make some shorts.
Let me know how it goes.