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Make Pants and Shorts

Learn how to make pants and shorts with these free patterns and tutorials.
  1. Pants Patterns and Tutorials (21)
  2. Shorts Patterns and Tutorials (4)

5 Ways to Turn Jeans into a Skirt
Once Summer rolls around, chances are you aren't going to want to slip into a pair of long-legged jeans. Instead of simply hacking off the legs for a pair of cutoffs, try these many methods for turning jeans into a fabulous skirt.

How-to Pants
Give your pants new style with these complete photo instructions.

How to Put Side Panels in Pants
How to put side panels in pants. Learn how to put side panels in a pair of pants with this step-by-step photo tutorial.

How-to Bellbottom Pants
Learn how to make bellbottom pants with this quick tutorial. Step-by-step illustrated instructions to turn pants into bell bottoms.

How-to Make Bleached Camo Jeans
Learn how to bleach your jeans to make them look camouflaged. Just follow these easy step-by-step instuctions.

How to Make Beaded Fringe Pants
How to add beaded fringe to pants with this quick tutorial from Rain Blanken, your Expert on DIY Fashion.

Sew a Heart Patch on Your Pants
Learn how to sew an applique heart patch onto your clothing with these easy step-by-step instructions.

Turn Pants into Capri's
Easy step-by-step instructions to turn your pants into capri's.

Dressing Up Denim with Embellishment and Trims
Why pay extra for designer jeans when you can make them yourself Learn about ways to embellish denim here.

Stenciled Love Jeans
Find out how to create fashionable jeans using Simply Spray fabric stencil paint.

How-To Denim Cutoffs
How-To Cut-off Shorts. Learn how to make cut-off jeans that look good with this step-by-step photo tutorial.

Vintage Bed Sheet Pajama Pants Tutorial
Turn a sheet into pants with this vintage bed sheet pajama pants tutorial from Rain Blanken, your DIY Fashion expert.

DIY Bleached Shorts Tutorial
In this DIY bleached shorts tutorial, Rain shows us how to get this PacSun look for less.

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