My summer state of mind includes whipping up a refreshing drink and trying something new and fun. Let's chat about drinking and doing DIY...
I laid them out and actually matched them up with my current favorite pair of denim jorts so I knew how to cut them. Although cutting them straight across is easy, my favorite pairs are actually cut lower on the backside and higher on the front, so I followed that same pattern for this pair. I marked out the pattern with a fabric marker, then cut them with a sharp pair of scissors. Once I cut them and made sure the sides were even, I started by fraying the edges with a steak knife. After the edges were frayed, I also made a few strategic cuts and distressed them further with scissors and sandpaper.
Whats great about distressed shorts is that they get better with wear and wash, so I was careful not to over distress them too much. Overall, I am super happy with the outcome (and with the Sauza-ritas)! Getting crafty is always more fun with a drink in hand.
Ever think you could make jorts with a cowboy? Here's your chance to meet a man who crafts his heart out. Okay, so maybe he's not the best DIY-er. But what he lacks in cutting skills, he more than makes up for when he makes the perfect Sauza-rita. Watch him in action for ideas for your next ladies' night in: http://bit.ly/1juaLln.
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