To begin, you will need a pair of jeans, a cheese grater, a book, and sandpaper. Vigorously rub the sandpaper across the jeans where you want to rip them. Slide the book down the pant leg until it's between the fabrics of where you're working. Continue to sand like crazy. Then ...more
Distress & Rip Your Jeans to Destroy Them
This video is a tutorial on how to fade and tear your denim jeans. She uses a lot of tools such as knives, potato peelers, chalk, and bleach to name a few. When she is demonstrating how to use the knife to tear the jeans, she is cutting towards her body which is very dangerous ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to distress and cut up jeans to destroy them. First, you will grab an old pair of pants that you want to have a distressed look on. First, you will need to take some sand paper and rub it on the front of the jeans in the thigh area. After you do ...more
MakeoverGirl1 shows how to create perfect rips in your pairs of denim blue jeans. Paul Dillinger describes the right way to cut and rip your jeans to make perfect holes. He also describes how adding yarn when you are making your holes will keep the jeans together and make the ...more
Everyone wants trendy custom looking destroyed jeans and this video teaches us the best, and most practical way to destroy them yourself at home, avoiding the often huge markups stores can apply to these sorts of items. Taking the jeans that you intend to alter, you take a sim ...more
Missa teaches us how to perfectly destroy jeans to create a distressed vintage look. Everyone has an old pair of jeans around the house that they don't love anymore. Why not turn them into a fashionable pair with these techniques? Everything to create these should be easy to ...more
Cutting your old jeans up into shorts is SO last year! Take a cue from this video and freshen up your wardrobe by distressing a pair of your jeans. All it takes is a few household items that you probably have for cleaning like bleach and sandpaper. When you're done you will ha ...more
For just a fraction of the cost of a pair of expensive designer distressed jeans, you can make your ripped pants own at home! With just a few household items and a bit of time, you can get that worn appearance by adding a few holes and using bleach to get the right faded look.
Jessica shows you how to relieve some anger and stress by turning your ex-boyfriend's favorite pair of jeans into new low-rider, distressed, destroyed vintage shorts in this fun tutorial. First step: fray them on the pockets and seams by using an X-acto knife. Just scrape the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make the perfect hole for your destroyed denim. First, you will need to grab a pair of sharp scissors. Make small horizontal cuts around 1 cm apart. Once you have made as many cuts as you want, you will use tweezers to pull out the fray that i ...more
Shreds aren't only for jeans these days, you can also shred your leggings and tights. In this tutorial, learn how to properly rip tights yourself so that they don't get totally destroyed. If you rip tights the wrong way you can cause a bigger tear and wind up unraveling! You W ...more
Why pay all the money for destroyed designer jeans when you can get that same look for free? Using simple tools you find in your house you can get that ripped looked for any pair of your jeans. After this quick video, you will be on your way to great looking jeans without a tr ...more
Do you like to keep up with the latest fashion or are you just looking for a cool new look? Do you care about what your clothes say about you, but you prefer a more comfortable outfit? Well, sprtn117c provides a very simple and easy to understand video of how to take your favo ...more
Instead of throwing our old jeans away, distressing it is an incredible idea. Now see and learn! Video: .