Make ripped jeans by yourself – 5 easy steps

Make ripped jeans by yourself - 5 easy steps

Ripped jeans are more popular than ever! But, buying the distressed style can be really expensive. Luckily, you can make ripped jeans by yourself in just a couple of simple steps. Here is how you can do that and have real control over the rips!

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The first thing you need to do is to choose a pair your want to rip, obviously. It’s also a good idea to pick a pair you don’t actually want to wear any more and practice. A couple of trial runs will give you the confidence you need to achieve the right #look once you start making rips on the chosen pair of #jeans.

To make the proper holes you will need a pair of small and very sharp scissors, but to make your #jeans look authentically ripped, take some sand paper or steel wool and a pumice stone and use them to distress your #jeans before you start cutting them.

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Use a chalk to mark where you actually want the rips to be, and do it while you are standing.

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Next, lay them flat and start rubbing the marked areas with sand paper and pumice stone until the #jeans starts to look worn.

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Finally, after you decide they look distressed enough, use your scissors to scrap the area you want the holes to be. If you don’t want to show too much #skin, only scrap until you see those white horizontal threads and then fray the threads with tweezers.

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