As we all have seen, high waisted shorts are in and can be the perfect addition to complete any cute outfit. However some stores sell these high waisted shorts for over $60 so why spend that much on such a small piece of clothing when you can do it yourself! Here is my way of making cut off denim, distressed high waisted shorts in just 4 easy steps.
What you will need:
-An old pair of jeans or plain denim already cut off shorts
-Kitchen knife or a very sharp cutting knife, depending on how you want the cuts to be like
Step 1: Mark your shorts with the marker in this type of pattern for the cuts.
Step 2: With either the kitchen knife or the sharper knife, begin making small cuts along the markings. Try to only cut through the shorts in a small area making a hole. Try not to making the hole too big.
Step 3: With the cheese grater, use the smaller side and rough up the small cuts up and down until you see the white threads appear.
Repeat on both sides. (I made different pattern on both sides as a test to see which one i like. On the left side, I made longer thinner cuts and on the right side I made wider, bigger cuts.
Step 4: Put your shorts in the washing machine and let them air dry.
And there you go! Your own distressed shorts. You can style them in any way you'd like, I left some extra fabric at the bottom so I can make folds and grade the bottom as well.