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An easy and quick DIY to recycle your old baggy jeans.
Transform and recreate your old low-rise baggy jeans to this uber trendy high-waisted shortswith this very easy steps.

Posted by anne jenamae a. from Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines • Published See anne jenamae a.'s 7 projects »
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You Will Need

sewing machine, old pair of jeans, thread for denim, buttons, scissor, marker
  • How to make a pair of high-waisted shorts. Diy: Low Rise Jeans To High Waisted Shorts - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you need to cut the jeans into shorts. Fold it in half, put a mark & cut

  • How to make a pair of high-waisted shorts. Diy: Low Rise Jeans To High Waisted Shorts - Step 2
    Step 2

    Don’t throw the other half yet, cause you’ll use it for the waist area. Sew the sides(with the arrow on image A) together. Don’t forget to measure the circumference & height(from waist line to hips) of your waist.

  • How to make a pair of high-waisted shorts. Diy: Low Rise Jeans To High Waisted Shorts - Step 3
    Step 3

    Next is, get the lower portion(of the image above) and sew them together with the waist area of your jeans(see the arrow).

  • How to make a pair of high-waisted shorts. Diy: Low Rise Jeans To High Waisted Shorts - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew the sides, add the buttons and voila! you now have our own pair of high waisted shorts recycled from an old pair of jeans!

  • How to make a pair of high-waisted shorts. Diy: Low Rise Jeans To High Waisted Shorts - Step 5
    Step 5

    the finished product

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