step 1: get a used denim jacket
step 2: cut it up
step 3: sew it back together
step 4: sew it with a sewing machine

my apologies for the extremely non-descriptive pictures+captions;

allow me to elaborate [vaguely]. the jacket i bought was about

three sizes too big, so after cutting the sleeves off [about an

inch from the seam], i had to take in the jacket on the sides.  i

just eyeballed the measurements and it magically worked.

the final step is to give that nasty old thang a good wash, not

only to rid the item of its vintage stench, but to create those

classic frayed sleeves.  my creation is the drier now… oh the



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