Ripped or torn jeans are the most fashionable thing in the present times. You could either give your brand new jeans a distressed look by cutting it as per your choice or even consider experimenting with your old, worn-out denim first especially if you are a novice in the art of ripping. The essentials required for this purpose include scissors and knife for cutting, razors to fray and scrap the jeans, and sandpaper for a distressed look. Check out the tutorials below for a vivid insight on how to make ripped jeans at home.
You could make a combination of big and small holes on the knees and thighs for a chic appearance.
Scrape the edges and pockets using a razor for a frayed look.
Get your black jeans to attain a ripped look by making a small or a big hole near the knees or thighs. The ripped design could be made on one or both sides of the jeans.
Ripping the jeans in the region of the knees is the most sought-after pattern. You could cut it a little more on the upper part and below to give the impression of missing material.
If the material of your jeans is thick enough, then rub sandpaper lightly on them and even to make the distressing process easier. You could rip a little more on one part and less on the other for a chic boho appeal.
The lace glued in the tattered portion makes it look gorgeous.
The symmetrical strips running down in a line adds to their elegance.
Pulling the horizontal and vertical threads apart would require some patience and perseverance. Once that is done, the distressed look would come to prominence.
You could even consider painting your black jeans in silver or gold, especially on the portion that is not ripped.
If you plan to give a tattered look to your husband’s or boyfriend’s jeans, don’t rip it uniformly to bring in the shabby effect.
Shaded or ragged jeans give a perfect distressed and ripped look than the dark-dyed ones.
Be as creative as possible while giving the jeans a torn look. Like one side could be uniformly cut, while the other could simply be ripped on the knees.
You could paint parts of the jeans in red for a stunning look.
A few cuts along the thighs make this jean look exceedingly appealing.
Your skinny jeans with a torn look would add grace to your style.
You could give your tiny tot’s old jeans a stylish look by ripping it slightly on the knees or even near the ankle.
You could cut off your worn out old jeans and make it into pretty shorts and then add a ripped design to it, as shown in the image below.
A cheese grater can serve as a replacement for a sandpaper or pumice stone to help the jeans acquire a distressed look.
You could make huge holes in the jeans for an increased ripped effect.
Published on June 24th 2020 by Miranda Gibbs