Many people have favorite things that will sooner or later wear out, therefore they should be discarded. However, a completely different situation – the more worn they look, the higher their morale and the actual cost.
Ripped jeans – trendy trend that keeps its high positions for many years.
Jeans with holes have become a popular clothes from the most famous people of Russia and Europe, and it is worth noting the absence of any restrictions to wear such a garment – with the right combination of things, in any age, look stylish.
Moreover, there is no difference – you purchased these jeans in the store, or the hole made with his own hands at home. The main thing – that thing looked aesthetically pleasing and fashionable.
How to make holes?
No restrictions in terms of what can or cannot jeans holes and scuffs, does not exist. However, it is worth to note that jeans come in different densities, they differ from each other also on the composition of the fabric.
So, before you start the creative process for the manufacture of a fashion garment, you should consider all features of the fabric, and how you should consider what concrete results should be achieved. For example, if you have to work on stretch jeans, it is necessary to note that in case of a tight fit to the body and sufficiently high tension, done hole can deform and increase to an unaffordable size, causing the whole thing could blow up.
The efforts for making the holes required, for example, for thin or tight jeans will also be different.
So, before I get to work on making fashionable holes, you need to wear them for yourself and see exactly where they should be, given the characteristics of the figure and density of the jeans themselves, and choose their form.
If skills in such a case there is, it is recommended to mark the location of the holes with chalk or marker.
The classic version of punching holes in jeans contain the following algorithm:
Under the place where will be done a hole, you need to put a solid, ideal – small Board.
2. On the marked distance from each other, with a very sharp knife or scalpel is needed to make two parallel cuts. To be done carefully so as not to spoil a longitudinal white line. It is worth to note that the jeans they are always arranged horizontally.
3. Next you need something sharp (e.g. needle or fine forceps) to pull out white thread.
4. Transverse (colored) threads you just need to gently pull.
There is a slightly different method of punching holes in jeans. It is somewhat similar to the first described above, the only difference is that some bands of longitudinal white fibres are torn and stretched, creating a certain sloppiness, carelessness in the way.
To the edges of the hole are not deformed, especially during washing, they can be processed decorative stitching along the edge that will make it even more noticeable and stylish. Either edge can be glued on the reverse side, for example, interlining.
How to get beautiful holes
People with experience in such matters, it is recommended to make a pattern which will be easier to transfer the shape of the future holes on the jeans and right to cut it. This advice is especially useful in case if the plans are scheduled to make a hole of complex shape.
It is worth noting that in recent times have become increasingly popular holes, decorate with lace, which allows the presence of fashion damage to the tissue to conceal the exposed areas of the skin.
How to make fading
On the Internet you can find a lot of tips on how to make holes with the help of pumice stone, emery, paper, floats, etc.
However, experience shows that to make a hole with abrasive products – rather difficult and long task. But if you came up with the idea to «wear out» jeans, giving them a shabby appearance, these funds are just what you need.
As in the case of holes, when planning the location of the abrasions, you need to decide on their form and how strong they should be.
If you do the fading with a metal grater or sandpaper, they will be hard to stand out.
If you use a pumice stone, the fading will not be as strong. The hooks will help to create the effect of factory defects.
To do the fading with the help of abrasive tools is extremely simple – you need to RUB them on a damp tissue until the desired effect is achieved.
If you want to create a mild abrasion, the following can be done: put the jeans in the tub and lather them up, take hard economic brush and rubbing the fabric of the jeans to the desired effect. But it is necessary to mention that rubbing would be long and hard. But the result is really stunning.
Additional fading can be achieved also by a chemical process using chlorine, which is enough to buy an ordinary «White». However, it should comply with certain precautionary measures. Besides, to use for aging effect chlorine should moderate, otherwise you can ruin jeans.
But don’t forget that frayed fabric seat will continue to wear faster and stronger, so all necessary measure. Another point to consider – it is highly recommended not to touch the stitches, especially the connecting part of the jeans because there may appear unplanned hole, is able to significantly reduce them «life».
What places usually make the holes
Before you make holes in jeans, it is necessary to pay attention to the fact that they don’t have to embarrass other people, so their location should be carefully considered. Usually the holes on the jeans are localized on the pockets, knees, sides of thighs, etc.
Exactly where it is not necessary to make holes, so it’s on the buttocks, because it will look ridiculous, and look at the hole sticking out of underwear, even beautiful, like not all.
Also be aware that holes must be profitable to emphasize the dignity of the figure of the owner of ripped jeans. For example, oblong holes can illusory to lengthen your legs. Therefore, it is not recommended to do in those places to which to pay attention is not necessary (e.g., large hips).
The holes in the knees
Holey knees in jeans are becoming every day more and more popular. With those jeans is beneficial to combine different items of clothing – they can, for example, wear a sweater, sweatshirt, tunic, coat or jacket. Also they’re perfectly wedge sneakers, and sandals, ankle boots or insulated boots, depending on the time of year.
To make such holes, you need to place them a little above the knee, as in walking they will grow. If it is planned that prominent should be all knee-deep hole is to make a rectangular or round shape.
After the fabric was cut, the edges of the hole is to wipe with sandpaper (preferable to choose the one that with a fine grain), cutting a very long thread. Or you can wet the edges of the holes are done, roll them with your fingers, secure with pins and allow to dry.
All these tips will help even the most inexperienced in such matters a person to make beautiful, fashionable jeans.