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From old pants to Awesome Legwarmers and enough extra to make shorts or something
This is a sewing optional project my sister and myself came up with and completed, in about 5 minutes. Sorry if the pics are bad..

Posted by music_gurl71 from Waldorf, Maryland, United States • Published See music_gurl71's 5 projects »
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  • How to make legwarmers. Knee High Legwarmers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take an old pair of pants (preferably ones that aren't too tight at the ankle) and cut off the legs a little higher than you want the Legwarmers to come.

  • How to make legwarmers. Knee High Legwarmers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Flip them upside down so the rough hem(the one you just cut) is towards the ground. Try them on.

  • How to make legwarmers. Knee High Legwarmers - Step 3
    Step 3

    If they are too loose, you can add a thin piece of elastic to the tops and sew over it.

    If they fit well,you can skip this step.

  • How to make legwarmers. Knee High Legwarmers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Last, you can hem the bottoms or just leave them alone, like we did.

  • Step 5

    You now have two legwarmers and some extra to make something else with. Enjoy!

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Dianne.
Dianne. · Nederland, Colorado, US · 4 projects
Whoa, looks really cool.
Would this work with leggings as well?

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Chuckee
Chuckee · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 14 projects
But... I grow far too attached to my pants...
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black diamond
black diamond · Israel, Ohio, US
love it ! Happy
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Cupcake girl
Cupcake girl · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 28 projects
Coolieo.
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