Learn how-to distress jeans in #TechniqueTuesday with Mary from The Real Girl's Realm.
Put the jeans on and use chalk to mark out where you want the distressing to be.
Decide if you want complete holes (like at the knees) with the edges frayed or holes with the strings still attached. (which is what I did) Once you have decided, then use scissors to make your cuts. I made a small cut at the top and bottom of where I wanted the distressing to be.
Use tweezers to pull the vertical strings, one at a time, out of your cut area. This will leave the white horizontal strings across the opening.
Use a cheap razor to shave the areas you want a roughed up, such as the tops of the pockets on the front and back.
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