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What you'll need:
1 pair of old jeans
1 ruler
1 pair of scissors
1 sheet of sandpaper
1 bottle of fashion glitter
Studs, patches and/or ribbons, depending on your style(Credit: Newsday/Nina Ruggiero)

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DIY fashion: Make your own jean shorts

Newsday hung out with trend-setter Dani Stahl Tuesday at Gap's Upper East Side Manhattan location, where the Style Editor at Large for Nylon Magazine, designer for Lia Sophia and style consultant for E! model search TV series "Scouted" showed us how to take an old pair of jeans and make them into the hottest item in our summer wardrobe-- stylish cut-off shorts. Here, we show you her method in 10 easy steps. -- Nina Ruggiero

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