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Higher class cut-off jeans!
I took a pair of jeans that still fit me nice, but didn't flatter me so well... I just cut them off mid-thigh and rolled them up 2-3 times depending on how sexy I want to look =). Then I took the very bottom cuff of my cut-off pant material and made a strap to keep the rolled up fabric in place. I sewed two old bronze buttons on each side of the shorts and cut a button hole in each of the straps. This allows me to have 2 different short lengths: One for working at camp with kids, the other for hot hot summer days with my friends!

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Karrey O.
Karrey O. · Knoxville, Tennessee, US
I like these shorts and look forward to making a pair of my jeans into shorts now! Happy
Surf jewels
Surf jewels · Southend-on-Sea, England, GB · 13 projects
I've just made a pair like that 2, nice n simple but u get a whole new item!
.meredith.massacre. · Memphis, Tennessee, US · 3 projects
The second I saw this I went and made my own pair. :]]]
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1432 projects
They look great, awesome job!
tracy xoxo
tracy xoxo · Chicago, Illinois, US
suchh a good idea! now i don't have to donate all my old jeans :]
Ryden · 28 projects
Really cute idea! I love the cuffs!

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