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Making Cut-Off Shorts For Boys

If you have boys then you have jeans with holes in the knees! With the price of clothing I can never seem to part with them once they become holey.lol I have been searching different crafts and goodies I can do with them and then I thought what about cut-off shorts?? When I think of shorts made from pants though you think frayed ends and well I'm not sure my kids would survive a day at school wearing those.lol These actually turned out WAY better then I thought they would!
Pants with destroyed knee!

Cut the legs off at about the same point. Keep the scraps for other projects :O)

Fold it under and stitch :O) I stitched twice because well you saw the knees ;o)
LOL my poor son having to model them :O) they looks just like I bought them at the store
 While this won't work for holes any higher then the knees it was prefect for holes at the knees :O) and only 7 more to do for me hehehe. But hey I won't have to buy shorts this summer.

Comments

Melanie Payne said…
I am in the middle of doing these with about 20 pairs for my kids! I use the ends to make bags, or purses for the girls. I've even made some water bottle holders with the ends too, you just need to trim off the very end of the jeans, and sew it back on as a handle :)
Mellissa said…
Great ideas! I'm going to have plenty of ends :O) I took the ones that were to ruined and I am making a quilt!

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