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How-To Denim Cut-off Shorts - Cutoff Shorts Tutorial

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How-To Denim Cutoffs
Denim Cutoffs

Denim Cutoffs

Vince Bucci/Stringer
Jeans tend to wear out around the knees, and kids they can grow out of an inseam pretty quickly. Cutoffs are easy to make, but without hemming them, they can look sloppy or unfinished.

Here, I'll show you how to make cutoff jeans that look like they were store bought, whether you are hemming the ends for a neat look, or fraying them out to push the limits of grunge.

What You'll Need:

  • Worn-out jeans
  • Scissors [recommended scissors]
  • Chalk
  • Measuring tape
  • (for hemmed shorts) Sewing machine or needle and thread
Once you've gathered your materials, let's get started.
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