End jort shrinkage

It’s that time of year when you look at last years cut-offs and find them too short to wear in public.  Here’s a tip to keep your jorts from disappearing in the wash.

Step 1: cut pants to desired length

Step 2: Sew along the the bottom edge of the shorts. “  The stitching creates a barrier.  Your shorts shouldn’t fray past this line.

Step 3: pull on the thicker white threads along the bottom of the shorts to make a frayed edge.  You can also toss them in the washing machine to create the same effect with less work.

Step 4: trim the fringe.  This should be the first and last time you give your cut-offs a “hair cut”