How to rescue a pair of ripped jeans?
It has happened to most of us when our favorite jeans start tearing apart for wearing them too much, and even when denim is one of the most resistant fabrics, wearing them for different activities and doing it often can give us as a result a pair of ripped jeans, so, in this article we will show you how to rescue them and give them new use.
“It is very common to give extra life to a pair of jeans by turning them into a different garment or an item to be used at home, as you can always recycle this fabric and make different creations with it”, said Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim, about this topic.
Here are some ideas that will help you rescue an old pair of ripped jeans:
- You can turn them into a pair of fabulous denim shorts as long or short as you wish. By cutting them, you will get rid of the torn fabric and get your own denim shorts to wear at summer. If you want to make them unique, add lace applications over the side seams or at the pockets. You can also sew the lace around the torn fabric if it cannot be cut.
- You can sew patches within your jeans with other fabrics that you like. You can use visible stitches that will give a very interesting look to your jeans.
- If your jeans have very big holes that cannot be repaired or covered with patches, and you like to dare with your style, then keep on wearing them, but combine them with tights. This will give you a very sexy look.
“Many persons love modifying their jeans as they can turn them into a unique pair reflecting their own style, and since denim is very easy to work with, you can easily do these modifications at home”, added Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.