How Do You Make Rad Skater Pants?
Want a cool pair of skater jeans? Make them yourself! • Gather jeans, scissors, matching thread and a sewing machine. • Put on the jeans and examine their fit. Skater pants usually fit snugly in the crotch. • Remove the pants and turn them inside out. • Stitch a tighter inner thigh seam using the sewing machine. You may stitch by hand, but the sewing machine will create a stronger stitch. • Turn the pants right side out and try them on. Be sure they fit as you intended. They should be tight, but comfy in the crotch. • Remove the pants and turn them inside out. • Cut away any excess fabric beyond the stitching – as long as you’re satisfied with the fit. • Add an additional stitch for reinforcement. Skaters are usually pretty active in their jeans. You’ll want a strong stitch in this area. • Distress your jeans outdoors. • Gather scissors, a grater, coarse sandpaper, bleach, a glass jar and a child’s paintbrush. • Create a few small holes in the fabric. Rub a grater or coarse sandpaper i